April 18, 2013 - The Tax Foundation reports that today is ‘Tax Freedom Day’ or the length of time each year it takes for Americans to pay their federal, state and local taxes. This year’s date comes five days later than 2012 due to the bump up in federal taxes, the foundation says. Here’s a link to their data. Warning, this will depress you.
New Jersey’s average residential property-tax bill rose 1.6 percent to a record $7,885 last year as most towns abided by Governor Chris Christie’s 2 percent cap on the levies, slowing the growth rate, according to state data.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who toppled Democrat Jon Corzine in 2009 as voters grew weary of the state’s economic slump, may be on the wrong end of the same issue as he seeks a second term in November.
Randy Murray is in the second month of filming a six-episode series in Regina, Saskatchewan called “Edge of War” for television networks owned by Discovery Communications Inc. He says he’d rather spend the $2.5 million budget for the project back home in Arizona.