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Fast Facts: In Every County, Very Few New Jerseyans Owe Estate Tax

May 25th, 2016 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments

Fast Facts: In Every County, Very Few New Jerseyans Owe Estate Tax

In 20 of 21 New Jersey counties, fewer than 400 estates are large enough to owe the New Jersey estate tax in any given year.


Earned Sick Leave for All Would Help New Jersey’s Workers & Boost its Economy

April 27th, 2016 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments

Earned Sick Leave for All Would Help New Jersey’s Workers & Boost its Economy

Earned sick days don’t only benefit working people; they help employers too. By investing in their workers, business owners reap the benefits of a more productive workforce and with lower employee turnover that is both expensive and disruptive.


Fast Facts: Closing Digital Divide Could Promote Economic Opportunity in New Jersey

March 30th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Fast Facts: Closing Digital Divide Could Promote Economic Opportunity in New Jersey

Nearly 300,000 New Jerseyans are estimated to lack access to broadband service, particularly in rural parts of the state, hampering their ability to fully participate in the state’s economy.


Raising New Jersey’s Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Would Boost a Large and Diverse Group of Working Men and Women

March 23rd, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Raising New Jersey’s Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Would Boost a Large and Diverse Group of Working Men and Women

Increasing New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021 would directly boost the pay of about 1 in 4 Garden State workers, or 975,000 men and women.


Lost Opportunities for New Jersey’s Children

February 11th, 2016 by Raymond J Castro | No Comments

Lost Opportunities for New Jersey's Children

Dwindling cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program has harmed families and children, but New Jersey can reverse course.


Fast Facts: Raising the Minimum Wage Would Boost New Jersey’s Working Men and Women

February 4th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Inadequate wage floor keeps many workers in poverty.


Nearly All of New Jersey’s Largest Employers Already Subject to ‘Combined Reporting’ in Other States

January 28th, 2016 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments

Nearly All of New Jersey's Largest Employers Already Subject to 'Combined Reporting' in Other States

This important reform is so common in other states that nearly all of New Jersey’s largest employers already use it when filing state taxes elsewhere.


Eliminating New Jersey’s Estate Tax: Like Robin Hood in Reverse

January 19th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments

Eliminating New Jersey’s Estate Tax: Like Robin Hood in Reverse

Eliminating the estate tax would deprive New Jersey of resources needed to promote widespread prosperity while benefiting the state’s highest net-worth households the most.


Fast Facts: 2016 State of the Stats: What the Numbers Say About New Jersey’s True Condition

January 11th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

The state’s economic recovery is one of the slowest in the country, leaving a shrinking middle class and creating undue hardship for the poorest New Jersey residents. And the facts are clear: From transportation to higher education and beyond, New Jersey is failing to invest in the assets that are proven to grow the economy and create broadly shared prosperity.


Fast Facts: New Jersey’s Average Home Values Are Well Below Estate Tax Threshold

December 2nd, 2015 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments

Fast Facts: New Jersey’s Average Home Values Are Well Below Estate Tax Threshold

The claim that New Jersey’s estate tax affects anything close to most middle-class households isn’t borne out by the facts.






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