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									                                                                                                                                                     The cost of business
        THIS          WEEK

Raising red flags
Businesses could face big fines                                                                                                                     Manufacturing companies in the state
under a federal law designed to force                                                                                                               hope incentives will help rebuild the
companies to play detective against                                                                                                                        industry’s work force.
identity fraud. Page 5
                                                                                                                                                                           Page 17
Plans hit with double whammy
Health Savings Accounts face premium                                                                                                     ®                 Manufacturing Spotlight
increases on high-deductible health
insurance plans. Page 5                                                                                                                           $2.00                      MAY 31, 2010                       www.njbiz.com




                                                               Drawing up Xs and Os                                                          N.J. aims to speed
                                                               of Super business plan                                                        tax appeal process
                                                               Come kickoff, firms don’t want to be on sidelines
Getting involved in politics
                                                                BY ANDREW KITCHENMAN              prise the loudest cheering section         Conferences designed to clear backlog of years-old cases
                                                                  AND BETH FITZGERALD             for the game, plenty of other busi-
Jersey Call to Service summit encourag-
es employees to become more involved                           IN THE DAYS since the state        ness categories stand to benefit,                                     BY ANDREW KITCHENMAN
in local government. Page 5                                    learned the Super Bowl will be     including retail and construction.         NEW JERSEY BUSINESS owners are finding themselves under pressure to gear up
                                                               played at New Meadowlands          Already, Giants co-owner Steve             for their tax appeals, in response to a new state initiative to schedule tax appeal
                                                               Stadium in 2014, New Jersey        Tisch said, business owners are            conferences more quickly.
                                                               business owners have been          “asking themselves, ‘How can we                 The state Division of Taxation said it wants to reduce the backlog of cases,
                                                               drawing up plays to make sure      be a part of it?’” and it’s clear he       some of which date back more than two years.
                                                               they’re in the running for eco-    means more than just limousine                  “The initiative helps reach our goal of providing taxpayers with an informal
                                                               nomic rewards come kickoff.        drivers and party planners.                administrative conference in an expeditious manner,” said state Treasury spokes-
                                                                    And while Meadowlands-              John Holub, executive                man Andrew Pratt. “Beyond that, it helps the division to be aware of what issues
                                                               area hotels and sports bars com-     ➤➤   See SUPER on page 10                                                                         ➤➤   See TAX on page 10



Making It
                                             Christina Mazza




Montclair nonprofit opens its arms to
the community to collect donations in a                          Jeff Milanaik, president
down economy. Page 12

Suite Escape
                                                                 of Heller Industrial
                                                                 Parks, in Edison, joined
                                                                 the firm in 1987 as
                                                                                                                                                                   Shining a light on
                                                                                                                                                                    energy savings
Find out which executive likes to hide out
                                                                 a leasing and sales
from the “Jersey Shore” crowd. Page 12
                                                                 representative.
Political Exchange
Legislators spar over the defeated mil-
lionaire’s tax. Page 14
                                                                                                                                                                           Heller president powers solar
                                                                                                                                                                           adoption with new offerings
Corner Office
A nonprofit executive praises the                                                                                                                                                      BY EVELYN LEE
governor’s Red Tape Review Group                                                                                                                                   FIFTEEN YEARS ago, he helped to guide his company
for focusing on economic growth and                                                                                                                                through its transition from a construction business to a
development. Page 15                                                                                                                                               real estate investor and developer.
                                                                                                                                                                         These days, Jeff Milanaik, president of Edison-
NJBIZ Poll                                                                                                                                                         based Heller Industrial Parks, is once again leading
More than 43 percent of voters said the                                                                                                                            his firm through major changes as it invests in a trio of
Super Bowl in the Meadowlands would
                                                                                                                                                                   new initiatives that aim to attract and retain tenants in
act as an economic engine for N.J.
                                                                                                                                                                   a troubled economy.
companies. Page 15
                                                                                                                                                                         In the past two months, Heller has launched a new
                                               
								
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