AP: New Jersey taxpayers have $8M tab for tax break task force

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By MIKE CATALINI
Associated Press

(AP) - New Jersey taxpayers face an $8 million tab to cover the cost of Gov. Phil Murphy's task force investigating business tax breaks.

The Associated Press obtained the invoices through a records request. Murphy, a Democrat, set up the task force last year after two state reports raised concerns about how business tax breaks established under Republican Chris Christie were awarded.

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New York-based Walden Macht & Haran and the Quinones Law firms are conducting the investigation on behalf of Ronald Chen, a former Rutgers Law School dean, who chairs the task force.

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