NEW JERSEY ENFORCES THE INDIVIDUAL MANDATE STARTING JANUARY 1, 2019

ƒƒ New Jersey is the second state after Vermont to enact an individual mandate, which becomes effective January 1, 2019.  The purpose of P.L. 2018, Chapter 31 is to stabilize the market and help keep health insurance premiums as low as possible.  The tax applies to all New Jersey residential taxpayers. Hardship exemptions shall be determined by the State Treasurer.  …

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave

This is an alert posted by Fox Rothschild LLP on BenefitLink on 4/24/18:   A paid sick leave statute has been floating around the New Jersey Legislature for several years, but never gained enough traction to become law … until now. On April 12, the NJ legislature passed a mandatory Paid Sick Leave law applicable to all employers set to take effect 180 …