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Department of State

Business Assistance Programs

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

Large Business Assistance Program

Municipal Landfill Closure and Remediation Reimbursement Program

Eligible developers seeking financial assistance in the closure, remediation and redevelopment of municipal landfill sites in New Jersey may qualify for reimbursement of 75% of the closure or cleanup costs associated with the remediation and redevelopment of a municipal solid waste landfill.

Program Details:

The Municipal Landfill Closure and Remediation Reimbursement Program was developed to encourage the closure, remediation and redevelopment of municipal landfill sites in New Jersey. Reimbursement moneys are derived from one-half of the sales tax revenues generated from any business located on the site. Prior to filing an application with the EDA, the applicant must:

  • Attend a pre-application meeting with representatives from the EDA, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Treasury, and the Division of Taxation.
  • Enter into an agreement with the DEP relating to the sound and proper closure or remediation of the landfill.
  • Execute a Redevelopment Agreement with EDA outlining the work necessary to ensure the proper closure and remediation of the landfill.

Division of Taxation Tax Clearance Certificate required. Certificates may be requested through the State of New Jersey’s Premier Business Services (PBS) portal online.

  • Under the Tax & Revenue Center, select Tax Services, then select Business Incentive Tax Clearance.
  • If the applicant’s account is in compliance with its tax obligations and no liabilities exist, the Business Incentive Tax Clearance can be printed directly through PBS.

Fees apply and are non-refundable.

www.njeda.com/large_business/municipal_landfill_closure


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