Community & State Incentives
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California Competes Tax Credit
(Full) Sales & Use Tax Exemption – Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exemption
The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) offers a full sales and use tax exclusion to manufacturers that promote alternative energy and advanced transportation.
(Partial) Sales & Use Tax Exemption
A partial exemption of sales and use tax on certain manufacturing, research and development and electric power generation. The partial exemption applies only to the state sales and use tax rate portion, currently at 3.9375 percent. The exemption does not apply to any local, city, county, or district tax. Qualifying persons include all manufacturers (NAICS Codes 3111 – 3399, inclusive), Research and Development in Biotechnology and Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (NAICS Codes 541711 and 541712, respectively), and those industries primarily engaged in the generation and production, or storage and distribution of electric power (NAICS codes 22111 to 22118, inclusive and 221122).
Tulare County communities define what “business friendly” really means and have designed localized programs specifically crafted to assist businesses. These services are offered in addition to countywide programs such as the Business Incentive Zone, Foreign Trade Zone and Recycling Market Development Zone and are available in most communities, depending on the scope of your project.
21 Day Permit Fast-tracking
Interest Free 5-Year Fee Deferral
City of Tulare Incentive Program
Small Business Incentive Program
- Minimum capital investment of 1 million dollars.
- Create a minimum of 10 full-time jobs.
- Maximum incentive through this program is $150,000.
Large Business Incentive Program
- Minimum capital investment of 10 million dollars.
- Create a minimum of 50 full-time jobs.
- No maximum incentive amount through this program.
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