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With the Gas Tax Bill Comes the Elimination of the NJ Estate Tax

By Ruth Raftery The much discussed bill raising the New Jersey gas tax by 23 cents per gallon was signed by Governor Christie on Friday October 14th.  Although not as widely publicized, the new law provides for another major change – the complete elimination of the New Jersey state estate tax. Up to now, and for the remainder of 2016, New Jersey has the lowest estate tax exemption in the country, subjecting estates worth more than $675,000 to estate tax at the time of death. By way...

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Christie Launches NJ Gas Spike to End Road Funding Crisis

By Christopher Colyer After an extensive three-month long political and financial stalemate, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie and Democratic leaders reached a deal to renew the Transportation Trust Fund, reviving dozens of construction plans that remained lifeless for months on end. By proposing to raise the gas tax by 23 cents a gallon to replenish the fund, which is recycled and applied to road, rail, and bridge improvements for the state, New Jersey’s transportation projects...

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