NJCPA Press Releases and Statements

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Rachael Bell

Press Releases

New Jersey Society of CPAs Reminds Taxpayers to Stay Abreast of New Tax Laws This Tax Filing Season

Posted: February 1, 2019
As the tax filing season begins, the NJCPA reminds taxpayers that various state and federal tax changes are in effect for the 2018 tax year for both individuals and businesses.

Majority of New Jersey CPAs Polled Say NJ’s Tax Incentive Programs are Not Effective in Attracting Companies and Jobs

Posted: January 28, 2019
More than 55 percent of the NJCPA members polled earlier this month said the state’s tax incentive programs are not effective in attracting companies and jobs to the state. More than 28 percent said state tax incentives were somewhat effective and less than 9 percent believed they were effective.

Nearly 50 Percent of New Jersey CPAs Say Legalizing Adult-Use Marijuana Would Help the Economy

Posted: January 23, 2019
In a survey conducted earlier this month, 48 percent of the 1,063 NJCPA members who responded said legalizing adult-use marijuana in New Jersey would help the economy, compared to 22 percent who said it would have no impact and 20 percent who said it would hurt the economy.

New Jersey CPAs Say Minimum Wage Should Be Raised, But Not to $15

Posted: December 19, 2018
More than 55 percent of the CPAs surveyed earlier this month support raising the state’s minimum wage. However, if the minimum wage were raised to $15 an hour — even over a period of years — 63 percent of those surveyed said it would hurt the state’s economy.