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Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit

The Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) Tax Credit provides incentive to businesses to support jobs creation, capital investment and to improve the standard of living for Indiana residents. The refundable corporate income tax credit is calculated as a percentage (not to exceed 100%) of the expected increased tax withholdings generated from new jobs creation. The credit certification is phased in annually for up to 10 years based upon the employment ramp-up outlined by the business.

Headquarters Relocation Tax Credit 

The Headquarters Relocation Tax Credit (HRTC) provides a tax credit to corporations that relocate their headquarters to Indiana. The credit is assessed against the corporation’s state tax liability.

Hoosier Alternative Fuel Vehicle Manufacturer Tax Credit 

A tax credit applied toward investment in the manufacturing of alternative fuel vehicles. The credit is assessed against the corporation’s state tax liability.

Hoosier Business Investment Tax Credit

Provides incentive to businesses to support jobs creation, capital investment and to improve the standard of living for Indiana residents. The non-refundable corporate income tax credits are calculated as a percentage of the eligible capital investment to support the project. The credit may be certified annually, based on the phase-in of eligible capital investment, over a period of two full calendar years from the commencement of the project.

Industrial Development Grant Fund 

The Industrial Development Grant Fund (IDGF) provides assistance to municipalities and other eligible entities and may be provided to reimburse a portion (typically up to 50%) of eligible public infrastructure costs over a period of two full calendar years from the commencement of the project.

Industrial Recovery Tax Credit 

The Industrial Recovery Tax Credit provides an incentive for companies to invest in former industrial facilities requiring significant rehabilitation or remodeling expense.

Motorsports Sales Tax Exemption 

Every racecar component/part sold in Indiana is exempt from state sales tax except for tires and accessories.

Patent Income Tax Exemption

Rich States, Poor StatesCertain income derived from qualified patents and earned by a taxpayer are exempt from taxation.

Research and Development Sale Tax Exemption

Taxpayers may receive a 100 percent sales tax exemption for the purchase of qualified research and development equipment.

Research Expense Tax Credit 

Taxpayers may receive a credit against their Indiana state income tax liability calculated as a percentage of qualified research expenses.

Skills Enhancement Fund 

The Skills Enhancement Fund (SEF) provides assistance to businesses to support training and upgrading skills of employees required to support new capital investment. The grant may be provided to reimburse a portion (typically 50%) of eligible training costs over a period of two full calendar years from the commencement of the project.

Venture Capital Investment Tax Credit

The Venture Capital Investment Tax Credit program improves access to capital for fast growing Indiana companies by providing individual and corporate investors an additional incentive to invest in early stage firms. Investors who provide qualified debt or equity capital to Indiana companies receive a credit against their Indiana tax liability. 

Workforce 2.1

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is offering Skills Enhancement Fund (SEF) assistance under a program called Workforce 2.1 for the purpose of training and providing job-specific certifications to current employees, prospective new hires, and students with plans to become employees. The grant may be provided to establish or develop training programs to fill a deficiency in the Indiana workforce. The IEDC has designated $1 million of SEF funds for the Workforce 2.1 program through the end of 2013. The IEDC will consider proposals from training providers until the $1 million is exhausted and intends to consider proposals beyond 2013 based on the program’s effectiveness.

 

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