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a city district where development receives special tax advantages

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Garcia, and other liberals who supported enterprise zones, were desperate to find some way to improve conditions in their communities and were frustrated with the traditional ways of providing governmental assistance to their districts through federal government grants and revenue sharing.
The purpose of enterprise zones is to revitalize economically distressed areas and to increase employment opportunities, particularly for zone residents.
Ten years ago when the BEBE reviewed enterprise zones (EZs), it concluded they amounted to a public relations dream, not a serious effort.
Kenneth Gideon, assistant secretary for tax policy of the Treasury Department, told the committee the administration supports the creation of enterprise zones because "the economic problems faced by these urban and rural areas require specifically targeted incentives.
With state and local incentives to stimulate business growth, Enterprise Zones are part of this Administration's ongoing commitment to increase the number of jobs in our state.
Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton said that with 3 new Enterprise Zones and a Zone extension announced at the Budget, the scheme was destined to go from strength to strength.
COMPANIES on Deeside Enterprise Zone have received more than half a million pounds' worth of business rates support.
Economy Minister Edwina Hart announced the awards in the latest round of funding under the Welsh Government's Enterprise Zone Business Rates Scheme, which provides financial support for business rates liabilities incurred by small and mediumsized businesses located in Welsh enterprise zones.
HOPES have been raised that as many as 14,000 skilled North East jobs will be created as the location of ten new enterprise zone sites across the region are revealed.
Last month, in front of an audience of more than 200 property and investment professionals at Birmingham Town Hall, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, launched the prospectus for Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone.
The clause was added to a separate Republican-backed measure that adds eight new enterprise zones to the 60 zones already in place throughout the state.
The WG will receive an extra pounds 10m over five years from the Treasury to progress the Enterprise Zone initiative, which will offer companies incentives to re-locate, such as tax concessions, high speed broadband and easier planning regulations.
Despite high profile support for Enterprise Zones fromMayor RayMallon and MP Sir Stuart Bell, the Centre for Cities think tank says there are "serious doubts" over the programme and another new report says they "don't tackle the real problems".
The eagerness of areas to apply for designation, expansion, and renewal of enterprise zones is a testament to the success of this worthy program, Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill said in a statement announcing the designation.
MORE than 1,300 jobs have been created in Enterprise Zones in the North East over the last five years, with 46 companies and PS36m of investment brought to the region.
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