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

 

New Jersey Has Ninth Slowest Post-Recession Revenue Growth

The path to economic recovery for the country as a whole is looking hopeful as total state tax revenue continues to grow after the Great Recession. However, a new state-by-state analysis paints a less rosy picture of New Jersey.

Another Migration Myth Busted: Most Income Doesn’t ‘Migrate’ When Residents Leave New Jersey

The vast majority of income counted by the IRS as “lost” due to out-migration does not depart the state. When most residents leave New Jersey, either for a job in another state or to retire, they don’t actually take their income with them. Instead, that income usually stays with its employer in New Jersey, and is earned by other residents already in the state or by those who move in.