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In New Jersey, the top 1 percent earn 25.3 times more than the bottom 99 percent.
Continuing to give undue attention and credence to the myth of tax flight harms New Jersey’s ability to create economic opportunities and prosperity for all its residents.
In 20 of New Jersey’s 21 counties, fewer than 400 heirs have estates large enough to owe the estate tax in any given year – and in the majority of counties, including every one in the southern part of the state, fewer than 200 heirs owe the tax.
The first-of-its-kind report in New Jersey is based on the experiences of other states, current information on marijuana users in New Jersey and the surrounding area, current pricing, and the tax structure of other states as they relate to New Jersey’s interests.
Despite the tired old claims lobbed by opponents of fair wages, there is no correlation between raising wages and job losses. That’s why many of the Patriotic Millionaires who are small business owners advocate for raising the wage.