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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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The zone system adopted by the department alleviated these problems.
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Even though we consider the whole area from the goal line to the 20-yard line the coming out zone, we will divide the zone into two separate parts--the area from the goal line to the 10 and the area from the 10 to the 20-yard line.
The Empire Zones are particularly attractive in that they offer numerous tax incentives for qualifying businesses located within the zone.
The amount allowed for any tax year is 20% of the first $15,000 of qualified wages paid to each employee who is a resident of the zone and who performs substantially all employment services within the zone in the employer's trade or business during any period.