Sheila Reynertson

reynertson website 200x200Sheila Reynertson, Senior Policy Analyst, focuses on budget and tax issues with an emphasis on advocating for state fiscal policies that benefit working families of New Jersey.

Sheila’s research interests include: budget planning, corporate taxation, progressive taxation policy, supportive work/family policies and women’s economic empowerment.

Before joining NJPP in October 2014, Sheila worked as an advocacy coordinator at MergerWatch, a national women’s health advocacy organization. Previously, Sheila worked in the health care sector as a private childbirth coach in New York City. She currently serves as President of the Board of Health in Hopewell.

Email: sheila (at) | Phone: 609-393-1145 ext. 12


It’s Tax Day: Let’s Commit to Investing in New Jersey

Our tax code is a reflection of us, our values and the priorities we care about.

Deliberate Disinvestment Has Been A Disaster for New Jersey

New Jersey should clean up its tax code and raise new revenues to reinvest in the state.

Modernizing New Jersey’s Sales Tax Will Level the Playing Field & Help the Economy Thrive

Strengthening New Jersey’s ability to compete in the 21st century economy requires updates to a sales tax code that was designed and implemented before the rise of online shopping and a service-oriented economy.

Op-Ed: How to Counter the GOP Tax Plan with Bold Action

With new federal tax cuts favoring the wealthiest it’s time to make tax changes of our own.

A Grain of ‘SALT’: New Jersey Needs More Than Workarounds to Respond to GOP Tax Plan

SALT ‘fixes’ would mostly help state’s most well-off; plans to make state income tax fairer should move forward.