Articles Posted in the " Taxes " Category

  • But I thought it was a tax, Mr. Chief Justice?

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Now that we have filed our taxes (but will still be working to pay them off for another month), Save Jerseyans, I wanted to see if I was the only one who noticed something peculiar… When it came time for the IRS to stick its nose in […]

  • New Jersey loses 6,400 jobs in March

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s no way to spin the suck, Save Jerseyans. We’re not in good shape. That’s the state of affairs confirmed by today’s report state labor officials; New Jersey lost 6,400 jobs in March 2015 and its unemployment rate ticked up to 6.5% after having added 9,200 in February. Yes, […]

  • Pay your taxes today, New Jersey, but keep working until May 13th!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Ronald Reagan famously quipped that “Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.” The calendar is even stranger here in the Garden State, Save Jerseyans, where Tax Freedom Day doesn’t arrive until May 13th; that’s the date calculated […]

  • Schaer: Dems ready to sacrifice by sacrificing nothing

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We all love a good April Fool’s joke, Save Jerseyans, but something tells me this week’s video from the Assembly Democrats featuring Budget Chair Gary Schaer wasn’t offered in jest. Comment is required even with Bob Menendez sucking up all of the political oxygen at the moment:   […]

  • You’re nuts to live in New Jersey, so have a drink

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog From the Pew Charitable Trust, this is interesting: a map of the U.S. showing what it says is “the most unique job in each state.” Now, to start, something is either unique, or it’s not – it’s one of a kind, or it’s like the others […]

  • UPDATE: Reason strikes back at Fox’s Transportation Op-Ed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Isn’t it the worst when someone calls you out on your crap? And then can back it up with facts? A rare feat in American politics… We’re still closely tracking the gas tax debate, Save Jerseyans, even though it didn’t figure heavily in this week’s FY2016 budget […]

  • It’s Time To LOWER The Gas Tax in New Jersey

    By Bill Spadea “We broke it; don’t know how to fix it and you are just gonna have to keep paying for it.”  – May have been overheard at the State House in Trenton.  The proponents of the gas tax will tell you that the Transportation Trust Fund is separate from the general fund and […]

  • At Chamber feast, Christie pledges no new taxes for FY2016

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Does that promise encompass gas/petrol as well, Save Jerseyans? We’ll get our first clues next Tuesday; for now, here’s what learned at Thursday night’s Chamber dinner in Washington, D.C.: Ahead of his budget address next week, @GovChristie is saying no new tax increases — Heather Haddon (@heatherhaddon) […]

  • Abolish the IRS – Our Security Depends On It!

    By Joe Schilp | Joe’s Blog Today, February 15, 2015, I’ve learned of 3 people from Middlesex, New Jersey, who’ve had fictitious tax returns filed on their behalf. One of the victim’s false returns was filed in California; the other two have yet to learn where their false returns were filed. Regardless, all three now have […]

  • AFP-NJ takes on the Gas Tax Hike

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve been beating the anti-gas tax hike drum for months now, Save Jerseyans, and our friend Daryn Iwicki of Americans for Prosperity does as good a job as anyone explaining why the entire thing is bunk. Daryn and our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney had a conversation about the state of the fight on […]