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NJCPA Legislative Priorities

Below is the key legislation the NJCPA is tracking. Click each item for further information.

  • Implement a cap on appeal bonds

  • Change the due date of New Jersey transfer inheritance tax payments

  • Provide IRC Section 1202 incentives at the state level in New Jersey

  • Encourage local governments to use shared services and consolidations

  • Require businesses with information technology contracts with the state to install software to track time worked

  • Create a New Jersey Revenue Advisory Board

  • Simplify the New Jersey Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

  • Index New Jersey income tax brackets to inflation

  • Provide relief to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

  • Provide an income tax exclusion for retirement plans

  • Decouple New Jersey from IRC Section 280E to help small cannabis businesses be profitable

  • Change sexual harassment laws

  • Allow tax deduction for cosigners of New Jersey-issued student loans

  • Require registration of private education lenders; establish protections for private education borrowers

  • Educate high school students about student loan debt



Contact Jeff Kaszerman at jkaszerman@njcpa.org or 862-702-5610.

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