New Jersey Glimpses The Future: Going Bankrupt, It Proposes To Tax Everything

Unfortunately, being the not so proud owner of the most distressed and underfunded public pension fund in the US is just the start of New Jersey's monetary woes, and as Bloomberg reports, New Jersey's fiscal situation is so dire that new Governor Phil Murphy has proposed taxing online-room booking, ride-sharing, marijuana, e-cigarettes and Internet transactions along with raising taxes on millionaires and retail sales to fund a record $37.4 billion budget that would boost spending on schools, pensions and mass transit.

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-13/new-jersey-prepares-raise-taxes-almost-everything-it-nears-financial-disaster

 

 

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