Taxes & Incentives

This section provides news items related to taxes and US state incentives. If you are seeking our comprehensive, state-by-state list of taxes, incentives, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities you should see our updated State By State Incentives Guide. If you are looking for individual listings with contact information you should visit our Business Facilities Site Seekers Guide.



California-Based T-Shirt Printing Company Opening Indy Facility

When its Indianapolis facility reaches full production by the end of the year, it will operate more than 25 automatic and manual presses.

Crystal Ball 2014

BF doesn't need NSA's help to eavesdrop on the future--we've got a direct connection to next year's headlines!

NOV Announces $23 Million Drilling Technology Facility In Louisiana

New Iberia project will result in more than 150 new direct and indirect jobs while retaining more than 1,700 employees statewide.

Deal of the Decade

States from coast to coast have put in mega-bids to try to land Boeing's 777X assembly line.

PTC Seamless Tube Corp. To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Hopkinsville, KY

Company to invest more than $102 million to retrofit, expand its parent company’s former Hopkinsville location; will create up to 283 new jobs.

STATE FOCUS: Lassoing Jobs In Texas

Low taxes, tort reform, a growing population and the availability of a skilled workforce are tough to beat when the Lone Star State competes for new jobs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Assisted Living Concepts Moving Headquarters To Chicago, IL

Company to bring roughly 100 jobs from Wisconsin to new downtown location.

Natgasoline Tapping TEF Investment For Beaumont, TX Expansion

To date, the TEF has invested over $508 million and closed the deal on projects generating 69,873 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.

Stadium Arcadium

The Atlanta Braves write another chapter in the long-running saga of publicly financed sports palaces.

FEATURE STORY: Talking The Talk And Backing It Up With Results

Gov. Rick Perry has been barnstorming the country, extolling the virtues of doing business in the Lone Star State. He’s packin’ a lot of ammo: Texas leads in job-creating projects and in attracting relocations. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

Moderna Therapeutics Expands In New HQ And Lab In Cambridge, MA

The new site will be the center of Moderna's R&D and provide a significant increase in laboratory space.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Stephen Moret, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana's Stephen Moret talks to BF editors about LED FastStart and Detroit climbs back into the game. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Travelers Companies, Inc. Announces Data Center In Sarpy County, NE

Travelers qualifies for Nebraska’s newest Tier 2 Large Data Center incentive where it must minimally invest $200 million and create at least 30 new full-time jobs.

BUSINESS REPORT: Virginia – HDL Expands Offices, Labs At VA BioTechnology Research Park

The diagnostic leader will occupy nearly five football fields of space in its expanded research and office complex in the heart of downtown Richmond. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Patriot Porcelain LLC Chooses Howard County, IN For Plant

The new facility, which is expected to be fully operational by June 2014, will allow the company to relocate its overseas lavatory and toilet manufacturing to its Kokomo operations.

BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Looks To Energy Sector To Fuel Statewide Growth

Energy production is one of the largest economic engines in Mississippi, providing 28,000 jobs in a thriving sector that continues to attract new investments. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Ohio Program Creates Model Initiative For Economic Growth, Jobs

State of Ohio and NineSigma have created a model for statewide innovation to give the state a competitive edge.

BUSINESS REPORT: Illinois – Strong Demand Lifts Industrial Parks In Wheeling, IL

The economic outlook is positive as operations and employment continue to expand, and new industrial construction inquiries are streaming into Wheeling. From the July/August 2013 issue.

IBM Breaks Ground On New Technology Center In Baton Rouge, LA

IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge, already operating at a temporary site, represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date, with innovative public-private partnerships in higher education and urban development.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report

[VIDEO] Las Colinas, Irving, Texas: A City Built For Business

Centrally located in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving-Las Colinas is recognized as the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas.

Location Spotlight: The Rhode Island Advantage

Rhode Island’s ideal location in the Northeast boasts all the benefits of major commercial centers, including easy access to top companies, all manner of transportation, and world-class universities.