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Budget Info and Reminders

Tuesday, January 14, 2020  

Today, January 13th Governor Murphy absolute vetoed S4289 legislation that would have allowed for tax levy cap adjustments.


State Aid Information:   The Governor’s Address is scheduled for the last Tuesday in February (February 25th, 2020) and State Aid will be released 2 days later, February 27th, 2020.   As of this time, we have not been notified of a change in this date.  

The Election and Budget Calendar is posted on the School Finance Website:

Release of 2020-21 Tentative Tuition Rates and 2018-19 Independent Auditor Certified Tuition Rates for Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities

 Release of Securing Our Children's Future Bond Act Preliminary Guidelines Bond Act Preliminary Guidelines.pdf 

NOTE: Preliminary Guidelines (based on proposed regulations) contain grant application deadlines with short timeframes. 

·         Alyssa’s Law Compliance and School Security: May 2020

·         Water Infrastructure: May 2020

·         Career and Technical Education Program Expansion: July 2020

NJ Electronic Filing Requirements and NJ 1095 – NJ Employers are required to file 1095 forms to the State of NJ for tax year 2019 (See Attached)

Employer Contribution Billing – April 2020 Employer Pension Liability Notice and Invoice is only available online, it will not be mailed.


Filing of 2020 Personal/Relative and Financial Disclosure Statements: Newly elected/appointed officials must submit within 30 days of appointment or hiring; and all others must submit by April 30th, 2020.

The Minimum wage for 2020 is $11 per hour effective January 1st, 2020.

A new law took effect on January 1st, 2020, that prohibits employers from requesting applicants’ salary, commission or benefits history in hiring and pay setting decisions.

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