Monday, June 15, 2015

HudCo slams Hoboken with 11.6% tax increase

Hoboken saw another double digit increase in county taxes when the County Board of Freeholders last week passed a $525 million budget slamming the Mile Square City with a double digit increase of 11.6%.

Last year's increase over 14% means Hoboken has seen more than 25% in increased taxes from HudCo in the last two years and almost 50% in the last five.


Anthony "Stick" Romano, the Freeholder representing Hoboken voted no on the Hudson County budget which easily passed 6-3.

Augie Torres laid out the bad news in a rather stoic political column on Saturday.

Some highlights as it relates to Hoboken: