This program provides an exemption of sales and use tax for retail sales of electricity and natural gas and their transport for eligible manufacturing businesses located in a New Jersey UEZs. To qualify for the program, a business must meet the following eligibility criteria:
The business must be a manufacturer and must continue to employ at least 250 full-time workers, at least 50% of whom are involved in the manufacturing process.
Division of Taxation Tax Clearance Certificate required. Certificates may be requested through the State of New Jersey’s Premier Business Services (PBS) portal online.
Please note: It is the applicant/client’s responsibility to maintain a current and clear tax clearance certificate. If a current and clear certificate is not evidenced to EDA at time of closing, EDA will not proceed with closing.
All fees are non-refundable.