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New Jersey Issues 2020 Room, Meal, Lodging Credits

Nov. 12, 2019, 9:51 PM

The amounts New Jersey employers may provide to covered employees for room and board, meals, and lodging that would be credited toward the minimum wage is to rise in 2020, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development said.

The new rates are to take effect Jan. 1, 2020, the department said on its website.

The calculated dollar equivalents for employer-provided room and board, meals, and lodging in lieu of wages paid for employee services are $27.20 for daily meals, $101.80 for weekly lodging, and $237.60 for full weekly room and board. Breakfast is valued at $8.20; lunch, $8.20; and...

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