Author: Donald M. Pepe

New Tax Abatement Law Takes Effect in New Jersey

New Long Term Tax Abatement Law Takes Effect in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie recently signed legislation into law that imposes new requirements on municipalities that provide long term tax abatements. Most notably, cities and towns will be required to file the financial agreements required in relation to long term tax exemptions with their county finance officer and counsel, as well

Jersey City Ordinance Restricts Chain Stores From Operating Downtown

Jersey City Ordinance Restricts Chains Store from Operating Downtown

In an effort to retain the character of its downtown area and encourage “mom-and-pop” and other unique enterprises, Jersey City recently enacted a municipal ordinance that will limit chain stores to 30 percent of the ground-floor commercial space on any lot located in the downtown area. While the first of