“Authority” means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established by section 4 of
P.L.1974, c. 80 (C.34:1B-4).
“Business” means any entity including, but not limited to a corporation, an S corporation,
limited liability corporation, partnership, limited liability partnership, and sole
proprietorship, and shall include all entities related by common ownership or control.
“Capital investment” means expenses of at least $5,000 incurred for the direct use and operation of a
business for (1) the site preparation and construction, renovation, improvement, equipping
of, or obtaining and installing fixtures and machinery, apparatus or equipment in,
a newly constructed, renovated or improved building, structure, facility, or improvement
to real property; and (2) obtaining and installing fixtures and machinery, apparatus
or equipment in a building, structure, or facility. Provided however, that “capital investment” shall not include soft costs such as
financing and design, furniture or decorative items such as artwork or plants, or
office equipment if the office equipment is property with a recovery period of less
than five years. The recovery period of any property, for purposes of this section, shall be determined
as of the date such property is first placed in service or use in this State by the
business, determined in accordance with section 168 of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. s.168). “Capital investment” shall also include remediation of a business facility site, but only to the extent
the remediation has not received financial assistance from another federal, State
or local government funding source.
“Chief Executive Officer” means the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
“Eligible position” means a full-time position filled by an individual whose wages are subject to withholding
as provided in the “New Jersey Gross Income Tax Act,” N.J.S.54A:1-1 et seq. An eligible position shall include only a position for which a business provides
employee health benefits under a group health plan as defined under section 14 of
P.L.1997, c. 146 (C.17B:27-54), a health benefits plan as defined under section 1 of P.L.1992, c. 162 (C.17B:27A-17), or a policy or contract of health insurance covering more than one person issued
pursuant to Article 2 of chapter 27 of Title 17B of the New Jersey Statutes. An eligible position shall not include an independent contractor or a consultant.
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