Enterprise Zone Development Corporation Of The Wildwoods

Wildwood City Hall, 4400 New Jersey Avenue, 2nd floor, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

phone: 609-846-2046
fax: 609-523-2444

Contact Information

Sue Maxwell , Administrative Assistant & Recording Secretary

email: smaxwell@wildwoodnj.org

The Enterprise Zone Development Corporation of the Wildwoods Board is comprised of business owners, elected officials and employees representing the the City of Wildwood, City of North Wildwood, the Borough of West Wildwood,  and the Borough of Wildwood Crest.  The members of the Board are:

City of Wildwood:  Mayor Troiano, Will Morey

City of North Wildwood:  Patrick Rosenello, Jodi DiEduardo, Salvatore Zampirri

Borough of West Wildwood:  Mayor Fox, Carl O’Hala

Borough of Wildwood Crest:  Don Cabrera, Jeffrey Walden, Mark Roszkowski

UEZ Board Meetings are open to the public and are held the

3rd Wednesday of the month at 8:30 am in the

Commissioner’s Meeting Room at Wildwood City Hall.

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URBAN ENTERPRISE ZONE PROGRAM

The Urban Enterprise Zone Program (UEZ)  enacted in 1983,  is an Affiliate of the Department of Communty Affairs.  The Program’s charter is to foster an economic climate that revitalizes designated urban communities and stimulates their growth by encouraging business to develop and create private sector jobs through public and private investment.

QUALIFICATIONS

To participate in the UEZ Progam a business must (1) Register with the State of New Jersey, (2) Be located within a designated UEZ, and (3) Be in tax compliance with the State of New Jersey.

BUSINESS CERTIFICATION SYSTEM

Certification Applications are entered online using the UEZ Business Certification System, accessible through NJ Premier Business Services.  Links to instructions, sample forms, worksheets and helpful information are available on the UEZ website: http://www.state.nj.is/dca/affiliates/uez/index.shtml

  • Create/login to NJ Premier Business Services (PBS) account
  • Add a business to PBS account
  • Select the Urban Enterprise Zone Service Center in PBS
  • Complete and submit UEZ Certification Application

GENERAL INFORMATION

UEZ Help Desk:  877-913-6837

General Business Assistance: 866-534-7789

Register a Business with the  NJ Dept of Revenue: www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue or 609-292-9292

Tax forms online with NJ Division of Taxation: www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/su_uez.shtml or 800-323-4400

NJ Divison of Taxation General Information: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation or 609-826-4400 or 800-323-4400

UEZ Manufacturers Energy Sales Tax Exemption: www.njeda.com or 609-292-1800

UEZ Unemployment Insurance Rebate: http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/employer/ea/empinfo.uez.html or 609-633-6400 extension 3482 or 3380 or Fax 609-777-4951

My New Jersey Portal: http://nj.gov click Login or Register

BENEFITS TO BUSINESSES

  • Reduced Sales Tax – currently 3.5%
  • Tax Free Purchases on certain items such as capital equipment, facility expansions, upgrades and certain personal property
  • Financial Assistance from agencies such as NJEDA
  • Subsidized unemployment insurance costs for employees
  • Energy Sales Tax Exemption for qualified manufacturing firm
  • Tax Credit Options (1) up to $1,500 for new permanent full-time employees hired or (2) up to 8% Corporate Business Tax Credit on qualified investments