New Jersey Republican Leadership Stands Together On 2018 Priorities

February 11,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood

Trenton NJ,  NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and GOP Chair of Chairs Jose Arango released the following statement regarding their shared commitment to protect New Jersey families from the dangerous agendas of Democrats at all levels of government and to promote […]

By |February 11th, 2018|Trenton|4 Comments

TAX IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS WEEK: January 29-February

February 1,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ,New Jersey Attorney General’s Office  TAX IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS WEEK: January 29-February 3 is New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week” to spread awareness of tax-related identity theft and IRS imposter scams. Stay tuned throughout the week for the best ways to avoid […]

By |February 1st, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments

Murray Sabrin , “property taxes are coercive levies on citizens to pay for schools, roads, police and other activities of local governments”

 

I sent the following letter to The Record the other day about property taxes.

Regarding “Property taxes as charity debated” (Page 1A, January 15″):

The article unwittingly highlights the intellectual confusion – and bankruptcy – of the tax debate in America. First, property taxes are coercive levies on citizens to pay for schools, roads, police and […]

By |January 21st, 2018|Bergen County|1 Comment

New Jersey Heading Toward “a potentially catastrophic failure of its government pensions”

file photo by Boyd Loving

January 21,2018

the  staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research New Jersey is running out of time projections show that the pension system, already the worst-funded in the nation, will continue taking on debt for at least five more years.

The Rockefeller Institute of Government at […]

By |January 21st, 2018|Trenton|15 Comments

Murphy agenda will only exacerbate outward migration putting further pressure on the states limited resources

January 16,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York were the top states in the nation for outbound moves in 2017, according to data from United Van Lines. We have in the past reported similar statistics from other moving companies .

United Van Lines, which tracks state-to-state migration patterns, found that […]

By |January 16th, 2018|Trenton|4 Comments

Legalization of Recreational Cannabis Use could result in a windfall to the State exceeding $1 billion

NJ Deficits Could Go Up in Smoke 

December 26,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

ROSELAND NJ,  Upon the release of its White Paper exploring what it calls “The most complex environment ever to legalize recreational cannabis use,” lawyers at Brach Eichler observed that the initial organization of the industry could result in a windfall to the State […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Trenton|5 Comments

Reader says NJ residents are hurt in the new tax bill because NJ Democrats bleed them dry at the state level

I am the original poster and I am VERY aware of which NJ residents get hurt by this bill.
These are the same NJ residents that Obama forced a tax hike on in 2010. These are the same NJ residents that NJ Democrats are chomping at the bits to hike taxes on.
These NJ residents are hurt […]

By |December 26th, 2017|Trenton|0 Comments

Trump Tax Cut Got You Down ; why pay less when you can still pay more

December 23,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, in “A GUIDE TO PAYING HIGHER TAXES FOR PEOPLE UPSET BY THE TAX BREAKS” by Kevin Ryan, the author spells out how you can continue paying the old higher rates .

Ryan begins , “Are you upset about the tax cuts? Have no fear! I’ve written this handy […]

By |December 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|14 Comments

Reader says Wake up New Jersey

Wake up NJ. Boeing, ATT (who move down out of NJ), Comcast, Wells Fargo, and about 12 more companies so far have announced employee bonuses, wages, increased capital spend, and hiring all due to tax cut. That is all great for middle class and everyone else
Illoinis (another high tax state) like NJ calculate it is […]

By |December 22nd, 2017|Trenton|3 Comments

The Tax Cuts Act means less money taken out of Americans’ paychecks

December 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

TAX CUTS FOR AMERICAN FAMILIES: The Tax Cuts Act means less money taken out of Americans’ paychecks.
The Tax Cuts Act provides $5.5 trillion in tax cuts, $3.2 trillion, or nearly 60 percent, of which go to families.
The Tax Cuts Act nearly doubles the standard deduction.
For individuals, the standard deduction […]

By |December 21st, 2017|2017|1 Comment