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 may be people pushed out by high property taxes or the estate tax,” Seneca said. “But it could be the high cost of living and being pulled by opportunities elsewhere.”
Hastings Tribune, Feb. 17