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Updated 09/2013

Economic Development Program Incentives



Economic development incentives are offered by federal, state, and local governments as well as regional economic development organizations. This page provides information on a variety of incentives and incentive programs. Economic development incentives include tax incentives, financial assistance, such as loan programs, infrastructure development, green incentives, industrial revenue bonds, and fast-track permitting. See the related MRSC webpages notes above for specific statutory authority, organizations that facilitate economic development, and infrastructure incentives.

About Incentive Programs

The following are articles and websites with information about economic development incentives.

Washington State Incentive Programs

This section includes examples of regional, countywide, and city economic incentives. Economic development councils (EDCs) typically support business expansion and retention and help to attract new businesses to the area.

County Business Development Programs

City Business Development Programs

Economic Development Program Incentives Related MRSC Resources
MRSC Index – Inducements to economic development, incentives, tax policy

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