Resources

Below is a list of agencies and organizations that provide services, support, and guidance for small businesses in a variety of ways.  Use the search bar and category filter on the right to find the right resources for you.

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Union County Economic Development Corporation

79 Chestnut St, Cranford, NJ 07016 • ucedc.com
Finance/Capital/Loans • Jersey City

Offers low-interest loans and technical assistance (counseling) to business owners

Urban Enterprise Zone

nj.gov/njbusiness/financing/uez/
Tax Incentives • Jersey City

With UEZ certification, a business can receive the following benefits:

  • Reduced Sales Tax [Currently 3.3125%] passed onto consumers
  • Tax-Free Purchases on certain items such as capital equipment, facility expansions, and upgrades
  • Financial Assistance from agencies such as NJEDA
  • Subsidized Unemployment Insurance costs
  • Energy Sales Tax Exemption
  • Tax Credit Options – Owners may elect one of the following:
    • Up to $1,500 for new permanent full-time employees hired
    • Up to 8% Corporate Business Tax Credit on qualified investments

The UEZ Program exists to revitalize designated urban communities and stimulate their growth by encouraging businesses to develop and create private sector jobs through public and private investment. One-third of Jersey City is designated UEZ.

Map of UEZ in Jersey City

Call JCEDC at 201-284-9478 to verify that your business location is in the UEZ and application assistance.

WorkSocial

111 Town Square Pl • 201-210-8255 • worksocial.works • hello@worksocial.works  
Incubator/Work Space • Jersey City

A futuristic shared coworking space well equipped with devices and rooms to take care of your business needs in an environment that successfully stimulates your intellectual and financial growth.

Training room suitable for conferences, training sessions and seminars.

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