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Average NJ property tax bill now $9,111 — How your town compares

Property taxes went up by $158 for the average New Jersey homeowner last year, according to figures compiled by New Jersey 101.5. The total jump in the tax levy was the most in 10 years. The average residential property tax bill in 2020 was $9,111, an increase of...

Tax relief on home renovations in Belleville? It could be happening

Marc Pfeiffer, the assistant director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University, said the increase in taxes would go up about 20 percent a year. Township attorney Steven Martino, who helped draft the resolution, said a resident would not...

Gov. Chris Christie's budget, by the numbers

And the reasons people are leaving are not limited to New Jersey's tax structure, said Joseph Seneca, university professor emeritus at Rutgers's Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. People retire and find jobs elsewhere, among other reasons, he said. "It...

Outta here! Garden State residents look to retire in greener pastures

"Health problems and consumption of health-care services increase dramatically with age, and since we are living longer in retirement, the more imperative it is to have easy access to health-care services and facilities. That factor weighs heavily on retirement...

Rich state, poor economy in NJ, study shows

While some experts point to New Jersey’s high cost of living, very high taxes and burdensome regulations having a negative impact on economic growth, James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University believes...

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