Business Assistance

  1. Business License Tax Abatement
  3. State & County Incentives
Provides a graduated 3-year abatement of the City business license fee for new corporate offices, manufacturing, research and development, and high technology companies on a city-wide basis. Abatement also available to retail, artists, and professional services in designated areas.

The program allows for an abatement equal to 100% of the tax the 1st year the business is in operation, 66% in the 2nd year, and 33% in the 3rd year. Beginning in the fourth year of operation, the full business license tax is paid.