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New Jersey ranks 30th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in New Jersey ranked 30th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

New Jersey ranks 42nd highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in New Jersey ranked 42nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

New Jersey has 12th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

New Jersey finished 12th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: New Jersey among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Newark ranks 36th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Newark finished 36th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

New Jersey ranks 3rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

New Jersey finished third in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

New Jersey ranks 3rd for rental car tax rates, study finds

New Jersey finished in a tie for third in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in New Jersey ranks 47th highest among the 50 states, study finds

New Jersey finished 47th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Camden ranks the most dangerous of New Jersey cities, study finds

Camden was ranked the most dangerous city in New Jersey in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

New Jersey ranks 9th best for police officers, study finds

New Jersey was ranked ninth in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congressman Tom Malinowski quiet on USMCA

Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Andy Kim quiet on USMCA

Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Jeff Van Drew quiet on USMCA

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-N.J.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Chris Smith quiet on USMCA

Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Upper Montclair ranks the richest of New Jersey towns, study finds

Upper Montclair was ranked the richest town in New Jersey in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

New Jersey ranks 3rd highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

New Jersey finished third in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

New Jersey ranks 3rd highest for state tax collections per capita

New Jersey finished third in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Holiday City-Berkeley ranks the poorest of New Jersey towns, study finds

Holiday City-Berkeley was ranked the poorest town in New Jersey in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: New Jersey is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including New Jersey, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ranks 20th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey finished in a tie for 20th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

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