Marine Trades Association of New Jersey elects 2017-2018 officers and directors, presents sponsor awards

On Apr. 6, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey held its Annual Dinner & Elections at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake and elected its 2017-2018 officers and directors. Jim Cerruti of Fair Haven Yacht Works in Fair Haven will begin his term as president of the association. Ed McCarthy of McCarthy’s Marine Sales …
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New Jersey Senate votes to approve Governor Christie’s call to reduce boat sales tax

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democratic-controlled state Senate in New Jersey voted 33-1 to approve a bill that would reduce the sales tax on all boats bought in the state by 50 percent, according to NJ.com. Governor Christie conditionally vetoed the bill originally, saying the first proposal would have provided relief only for those who buy […]
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Christie proposes New Jersey boat tax break extend to smaller vessels

Trenton, N.J. – Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed a bill on Monday designed to spur New Jersey’s boat-building industry by reducing the sales tax paid on expensive vessels, as originally reported in a story on Press of Atlantic City. Christie wants changes to the bill and is willing to sign a revised version, as long […]
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