Nebraska Revised Statute 77-5905
(1) If the Department of Revenue determines that an application meets the requirements of section 77-5904 and that the investment or employment is eligible for the credit and (a) the applicant is actively engaged in the operation of the microbusiness or will be actively engaged in the operation upon its establishment, (b) the majority of the assets of the microbusiness are located in a distressed area or will be upon its establishment, (c) the applicant will make new investment or employment in the microbusiness, and (d) the new investment or employment will create new income or jobs in the distressed area, the department shall approve the application and authorize tentative tax credits to the applicant within the limits set forth in this section and certify the amount of tentative tax credits approved for the applicant. Applications for tax credits shall be considered in the order in which they are received.
(2) The department may approve applications up to the adjusted limit for each calendar year beginning January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2017. After applications totaling the adjusted limit have been approved for a calendar year, no further applications shall be approved for that year. The adjusted limit in a given year is two million dollars plus tentative tax credits that were not granted by the end of the preceding year. Tax credits shall not be allowed for a taxpayer receiving benefits under the Employment and Investment Growth Act, the Nebraska Advantage Act, or the Nebraska Advantage Rural Development Act.