Gov. Murphy vetoes extension of 2 tax incentive programs being investigated by state

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Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed an extension of two tax incentive programs that are the subject of a state investigation.

An auditor report and a comptroller review raised questions over how the Economic Development Authority was running the tax incentive programs, and whether businesses getting awards were meeting certain requirements.

The conditional veto contains recommendations to give tax credits to companies engaged in high-growth industries, U.S. businesses creating a northeast headquarters and foreign businesses creating a U.S. headquarters.

 

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