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) njpp.org | Phone: 609-393-1145 ext. 12

 

Eliminating the Estate Tax Protects Inherited Wealth at the Expense of Shared Prosperity

Losing the funds from this tax would seriously threaten investments in the assets that build a strong state economy for all of us, while benefitting very few.

Op-Ed: Proposed Estate Tax Cut Windfall for Wealthiest

By “abolishing” New Jersey’s estate tax, as Gov. Christie has proposed doing, the governor would deliver a huge tax cut to a few thousand of New Jersey’s most well-off households while seriously threatening resources needed for public colleges, safe communities, health care and other important services.

2017 Budget Preview: Plenty of Challenges and Many Unanswered Questions

The state budget is more than a laundry list of government spending. It is an official statement of what counts – and doesn’t – in meeting the needs of the people of New Jersey and, hopefully, in investing in the assets that are proven building blocks of a strong economy.

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.

Op-Ed: Christie’s Veto Keeps State’s Revenue Projection in an Avoidable Rut

Bill included three common-sense components that would have improved budget process and potentially boosted our standing with credit-ratings agencies.