1. The taxes imposed under this subchapter, less the credits allowed under section 422.12, shall be reduced by a new jobs tax credit. An industry which has entered into an agreement under chapter 260E and which has
increased its base employment level by at least ten percent within the time set in
the agreement or, in the case of an industry without a base employment level, adds
new jobs within the time set in the agreement is entitled to this new jobs tax credit
for the tax year selected by the industry. In determining if the industry has increased its base employment level by ten percent
or added new jobs, only those new jobs directly resulting from the project covered
by the agreement and those directly related to those new jobs shall be counted.
2. The amount of this credit is equal to the product of six percent of the taxable
wages, as defined in section 96.1A, subsection 36, upon which an employer is required to contribute to the state unemployment compensation
fund, times the number of new jobs existing in the tax year that directly result from
the project covered by the agreement or new jobs that directly result from those new
jobs. The tax year chosen by the industry shall either begin or end during the period
beginning with the date of the agreement and ending with the date by which the project
is to be completed under the agreement. An individual may claim the new jobs tax credit allowed a partnership, subchapter
S corporation, or estate or trust electing to have the income taxed directly to the
individual. The amount claimed by the individual shall be based upon the pro rata share of the
individual's earnings of the partnership, subchapter S corporation, or estate or trust. Any credit in excess of the tax liability for the tax year may be credited to the
tax liability for the following ten tax years or until depleted, whichever is the
3. For purposes of this section, “agreement”, “industry”, “new job”, and “project”
mean the same as defined in section 260E.2 and “base employment level” means the number of full-time jobs an industry employs at the plant site which is
covered by an agreement under chapter 260E on the date of that agreement.
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