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The Insidious New Jersey Realty Transfer Stealth Tax

The Insidious New Jersey Realty Transfer Stealth Tax
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

Governor Christie is absolutely on track in his questioning of the Realty Transfer Fee (RTF), and if anything should he be able to successfully eliminate this insidious tax placed on property owners, make sure it cannot revert back to its previous status once he leaves office._

When I was running for office, another one of my peeves was the Realty Transfer Fee (RTF), pursued aggressively under Jim McGreevey and continued by Jon Corzine as an additional source of revenue. This form of taxation is a hidden tax to homeowners New Jersey.

 

This Tax Day New Jerseyans Paying More, Getting Less in Chris Christie's N.J.

This Tax Day New Jerseyans Paying More, Getting Less in Chris Christie's N.J.
BY ROB DUFFEY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY/OPINION

In advance of Governor Christie’s Somerset Town Hall, New Jersey Working Families director Analilia Mejia released the following statemen...

N.J. Legislative Inaction Regarding Property Tax Reform Causes “Scramble” Among Local Governments

N.J. Legislative Inaction Regarding Property Tax Reform Causes “Scramble” Among Local Governments
BY KEVIN ROBERTS
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

Consecutive stories on Saturday and Sunday in this weekend’s Bergen Record put into perspective the consequences of legislative inacti...

5 Reasons That N.J. Prosecutors are For Pot Legalization

5 Reasons That N.J. Prosecutors are For Pot Legalization
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

Governor Chris Christie has made it abundantly clear that he opposes marijuana legalization in New Jersey. Speaking at a carefully screened townha...

The Rachel Canning Saga: Parents Know Best, Except When They Don't

The Rachel Canning Saga: Parents Know Best, Except When They Don't
BY TADD YEARING
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

By now most of us are familiar with the story of Rachel Canning, the young New Jersey teenager who sued her parents for support and tuition pay...

Christie Feigns Wanting To Be 'At Home Family Man' Before Flying To Vegas To Kiss Rings Of GOP Plutocrat

Christie Feigns Wanting To Be 'At Home Family Man' Before Flying To Vegas To Kiss Rings Of GOP Plutocrat
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

N.J. Governor Chris Christie, who's somehow still feeling justified about having his own hired people tell him he's not a crook (or bully), wanted ...

Something Stinks in China ... Michelle Obama's $8,350 a Night Presidential Suite

Something Stinks in China ... Michelle Obama's $8,350 a Night Presidential Suite
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

As millions are counting pennies and living on ramen noodles, in case you were wondering or didn’t know . . .

Michelle Obama, her daughters, moth...

Bridgegate Report Shows That Christie Loves Wasting Taxpayer Money

Bridgegate Report Shows That Christie Loves Wasting Taxpayer Money
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJESEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION/COMMENTARY

Grab your significant other and bottle of the most prohibitively expensive champagne (make sure somebody else pays for it)! The $1 million review ...

Hey, New Jersey: Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette

Hey, New Jersey: Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette
BY JOE SINAGRA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

New Jersey Democrat Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle is sponsoring a bill that would ban smoking at all parks and beaches. The controversial measure...

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