Re: Sweeney proposes slapping payroll tax on Jersey City businesses to fund schools

Posted by bodhipooh on 2018/6/4 13:34:55

T-Bird wrote:
Untrue. People working here but living outside JC could choose to work elsewhere. Or they could move to JC. They do have choices. They may not like them, but they have them.


bodhipooh wrote: I dont think the sales tax analogy is an apt one: you can *choose* not to shop in NYC and instead take your money elsewhere. And, that's exactly the point: non JC residents lack that choice when it comes to their money and its "transfer" to the city's coffers.

You missed the point I was trying to make. I was not referring to a payroll tax, but to the school funding provided by the state from the funds paid by other municipalities.

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