Archive for Tag: property taxes

Bergen pushes for proportional property tax exemption for disabled veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen testified before the state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Monday in support of his legislation giving service-disabled veterans a property tax discount that matches their military disability rating.  WATCH: Bergen pushes for proportional property tax exemption for disabled veterans“This is...

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Dancer bill providing property tax relief through local merchant loyalty programs signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing municipalities to create a property tax reward program for residents who patronize local businesses was signed into law today by Gov. Phil Murphy. “By encouraging people to shop locally we are helping to rebuild our main streets and small business communities,”...

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Dancer bill offering property tax relief through local merchant loyalty programs sent to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Both houses of the Legislature advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing municipalities to create a property tax reward program for residents who patronize local businesses. “By encouraging people to shop locally we are helping to rebuild our Main Streets and small business communities,” said Dancer (R-Ocean)....

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Programs to lower property taxes by shopping locally approved by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing municipalities to create a property tax reward program for residents who patronize local merchants unanimously passed the Assembly Thursday. “By encouraging people to shop locally we are helping to rebuild our main streets and small business communities,” said Dancer (R-Ocean). “It...

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Dancer wants to lower your property tax bill by shopping locally

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee approved Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that would allow municipalities to create a property tax reward program for residents who patronize local merchants. “By encouraging people to shop locally we are helping to rebuild our small business communities and...

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Bramnick says Murphy went too far with cash giveaway to anyone born here next year

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick went after Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to deposit $1,000 into the account of children born in 2021, while property taxpayers in the state continue to pay the highest property taxes in the nation. “The governor must borrow $80 million to fund...

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McGuckin and Catalano speak out against Murphy’s borrowing plan

TRENTON, N.J. – On Thursday, the Assembly voted along party lines to approve Gov. Phil Murphy’s borrowing plan, which would allow the state to issue up to $5 billion in bonds and borrow as much as $9 billion in short-term loans from the federal government. Assemblymen Gregory P. McGuckin...

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Murphy’s borrowing scheme puts mortgage on N.J. properties

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber said that New Jersey’s already worst property taxes would get a lot worse under Gov. Phil Murphy’s scheme to borrow $5 billion, which imposes a statewide property tax on New Jersey properties. “Governor Phil Murphy’s massive statewide property tax creeped forward today, even...

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Disappointed with relief-lacking board list, GOP lawmakers offer help to renters and businesses struggling during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – The financial impact of the coronavirus crisis is hitting tenants and landlords alike, but the three bills scheduled for votes in the state Legislature Monday do very little to help renters. Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Brian Bergen are teaming to get renters real relief. They introduced...

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