Archive for Tag: taxes

We can meet New Jersey’s budget obligations after coronavirus with a tax cut, says Assembly GOP Conference Leader. Here’s how.

TRENTON, N.J. – Rather than increasing taxes or borrowing after state revenue has dropped by billions, Assemblyman John DiMaio believes he has found a way for New Jersey to cut taxes for the middle-class while keeping state and local governments afloat. Similar to the reciprocal tax agreement with Pennsylvania,...

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In wake of unemployment numbers, Bergen calls for significant relief

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Many bills have been introduced and passed by the legislature, but Assemblyman Brian Bergen says those measures are providing too little to remedy the self-inflicted shutdown of the state’s economy. “Nothing is being done to consider the losses faced by shuttered businesses and people trying...

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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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Peters calls on Murphy, state treasurer to extend state tax deadline to July 15

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ryan Peters called on Gov. Phil Murphy and state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio to extend the filing deadline for state tax returns until July 15 to harmonize with the federal tax deadline extension announced last week by the IRS. “With the disruptions caused by the coronavirus...

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Murphy agenda causes property taxes to rise more than 100 percent year-over-year, says Bramnick

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s sky-high property taxes rose 2.1 percent from 2018 to 2019.  During the period from 2017 to 2018, property taxes increased only by 0.9 percent.  That is a whopping increase of more than 100 percent. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says Gov. Phil Murphy’s policies...

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Assembly Republicans react on social media to Murphy’s proposal for more tax increases

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans shared their criticisms on social media of Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget which included six new taxes and fees. “The Murphy budget has grown a whopping 18 percent (approximately 6 billion) in 3 years,” tweeted Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union). “New Jersey can’t...

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Governor’s budget proposal gives us more spending, taxes and disappointment, says DeCroce

By BettyLou DeCroce  I don’t believe increasing spending by another $2 billion and raising taxes and fees is going to help the hard-working, middle class families of this state; nor will Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget proposals create jobs or stem the flight of individuals and business from New Jersey....

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