a. A taxpayer that employs a person who missed time from work during the taxable year
because the person donated one or more of the person's human organs, or a part thereof,
or bone marrow to another human for human organ transplantation, shall be allowed
a credit against the tax otherwise due for the taxable year under the “New Jersey
Gross Income Tax Act,” N.J.S.54A:1-1 et seq., in an amount equal to 25 percent of the person's salary during the time missed from
work, for up to 30 days of missed work for each donation.
A taxpayer shall only be allowed this credit for the time that the taxpayer grants
the person paid time off and only if such time is in addition to any other paid time
off granted to the person.
b. The order of priority of the application of the credit allowed pursuant to this
section and any other credits allowed pursuant to the “New Jersey Gross Income Tax
Act,” N.J.S.54A:1-1 et seq. for a taxable year shall be as prescribed by the director. The amount of the credit applied under this section against the tax imposed for
a taxable year, together with any other credits allowed by law, shall not reduce the
tax liability to an amount less than zero.
c. A business entity that is classified as a partnership for federal income tax purposes
shall not be allowed the credit directly, but the amount of credit of a taxpayer in
respect of a distributive share of partnership income shall be determined by allocating
to the taxpayer that proportion of the credit acquired by the partnership that is
equal to the taxpayer's share, whether or not distributed, of the total distributive
income or gain of the partnership for its taxable year ending within or with the taxpayer's
taxable year. Any remaining credit shall not be carried forward to another taxable year.
A taxpayer that is a New Jersey S corporation shall not be allowed the credit directly,
but the amount of credit of a taxpayer in respect of a pro rata share of S corporation
income shall be determined by allocating to the taxpayer that proportion of the credit
acquired by the New Jersey S corporation that is equal to the taxpayer's share, whether
or not distributed, of the total pro-rata share of S corporation income of the New
Jersey S corporation for its privilege period ending within or with the taxpayer's
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