RAIN TAX and MORE: NJ Could Soon Slap These 3 New Taxes, Fees On You | Manasquan, NJ Patch



For example, the so-called “rain tax,” as Republicans dubbed it, permits counties, municipalities and certain authorities to establish stormwater utilities and related fees and other charges.

An advocacy group called New Jersey Future said the bill, which was approved by both houses of the Legislature, “provides municipalities, counties, utilities and authorities with a long-needed tool to manage flooding and dirty runoff from rainwater.”