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Louisiana Incentives.
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Expanding? Relocating? Starting up? Louisiana's tax credits and incentive programs can give your company a competitive edge.


LED Faststart®

LED Faststart®

The nation's No. 1 workforce training program, FastStart creates customized employee recruiting, screening and training solutions — at no cost to eligible companies.

Angel Investor Tax Credit

Angel Investor Tax Credit

Up to a 25.2 percent tax credit for individual investors who invest in early stage, wealth-creating businesses that seek start-up and expansion capital.

Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program

Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program

An incentive rebate of up to 15 percent of a participating company's new payroll for up to 10 years, and a rebate of sales and use taxes on capital expenditures or a 1.2 percent project facility expense rebate.

Quality Jobs

Quality Jobs

Up to a 6 percent rebate on annual payroll expenses for up to 10 years and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or a 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualifying expenses.

Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive

Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive

Up to a 35 percent refundable tax credit for in-state labor, coupled with up to a 25 percent refundable credit for eligible production expenses.

Research and Development Tax Credit

Research and Development Tax Credit

A tax credit up to 40 percent to existing businesses with operating facilities in Louisiana to establish or continue research and development within the state.

Enterprise Zone

Enterprise Zone

A $2,500 tax credit for each certified net, new job created and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualifying expenses.

Restoration Tax Abatement

Restoration Tax Abatement

A 100 percent property tax abatement for up to 10 years for the rehabilitation of an existing structure.

Industrial Tax Exemption

Industrial Tax Exemption

100 percent property tax abatement for up to 10 years on a manufacturer's new investment and annual capitalized additions.

Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit

Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit

An 18 percent tax credit issued as a rebate for qualified production expenditures on state-certified sound recording projects.

Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit

Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit

Up to a 30 percent transferable tax credit for qualified production expenditures and an additional 10 percent tax credit for Louisiana labor expenditures.

Technology Commercialization Tax Credit

Technology Commercialization Tax Credit

A refundable tax credit of 28.2 percent for companies that invest in the commercialization of Louisiana technology and a payroll rebate of 4.32 percent for the creation of new direct jobs.

Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Incentive

Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Incentive

A unique tax credit on qualified production or higher education infrastructure development expenditures with additional tax credits available for payroll.

Angel Investor Tax Credit

Angel Investor Tax Credit

Up to a 25.2 percent tax credit for individual investors who invest in early stage, wealth-creating businesses that seek start-up and expansion capital.

Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program

Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program

An incentive rebate of up to 15 percent of a participating company's new payroll for up to 10 years, and a rebate of sales and use taxes on capital expenditures or a 1.2 percent project facility expense rebate.

Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive

Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive

Up to a 35 percent refundable tax credit for in-state labor, coupled with up to a 25 percent refundable credit for eligible production expenses.

Enterprise Zone

Enterprise Zone

A $2,500 tax credit for each certified net, new job created and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualifying expenses.

Industrial Tax Exemption

Industrial Tax Exemption

100 percent property tax abatement for up to 10 years on a manufacturer's new investment and annual capitalized additions.

LED Faststart®

LED Faststart®

The nation's No. 1 workforce training program, FastStart creates customized employee recruiting, screening and training solutions — at no cost to eligible companies.

Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit

Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit

Up to a 30 percent transferable tax credit for qualified production expenditures and an additional 10 percent tax credit for Louisiana labor expenditures.

Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Incentive

Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Incentive

A unique tax credit on qualified production or higher education infrastructure development expenditures with additional tax credits available for payroll.

Quality Jobs

Quality Jobs

Up to a 6 percent rebate on annual payroll expenses for up to 10 years and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or a 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualifying expenses.

Research and Development Tax Credit

Research and Development Tax Credit

A tax credit up to 40 percent to existing businesses with operating facilities in Louisiana to establish or continue research and development within the state.

Restoration Tax Abatement

Restoration Tax Abatement

A 100 percent property tax abatement for up to 10 years for the rehabilitation of an existing structure.

Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit

Sound Recording Investor Tax Credit

An 18 percent tax credit issued as a rebate for qualified production expenditures on state-certified sound recording projects.

Technology Commercialization Tax Credit

Technology Commercialization Tax Credit

A refundable tax credit of 28.2 percent for companies that invest in the commercialization of Louisiana technology and a payroll rebate of 4.32 percent for the creation of new direct jobs.

 

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