Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry Incentive Approvals
LED’s Board of Commerce & Industry meets bimonthly and advises on applications for tax incentive programs, including Enterprise Zone, Industrial Tax Exemption, Quality Jobs and Restoration Tax Abatement. All incentive programs have approval reports, which provide project locations and descriptions; a company name and company contact for the project; and incentive values. Download the incentive approval reports below.
LED ANNUAL REPORT
Louisiana Economic Development’s Annual Report highlights the significant progress LED makes each year. This document provides valuable insight into the ongoing work LED does – working with partners across the state’s 64 parishes, participating in ground breakings and ribbon cuttings, attracting FDI, supporting small businesses, certifying sites, training our workforce, and more.
Economic Highlights Report
The Economic Highlights Report provides annual economic development highlights for Louisiana and follows with an overview of each business incentive and assistance program administered by LED. For each business incentive and assistance program, a brief description of the program's objective and calendar year performance information are included. The performance information includes annual activity levels and other outcomes, illustrating the impact being delivered through the various programs. Download the latest report below.
Enterprise Zone Report
The Enterprise Zone program is a statutory incentive program administered by the Louisiana Economic Development. This report provides a brief history of the EZ program and compares Louisiana with other Southern states regarding how the program is administered. It describes program activity over the last year, and also includes activity over the last several years to highlight usage trends. Download the latest report below.
The Entertainment Report includes an analysis of the state's motion picture, sound recording and live performance incentive programs. It includes a review of national and international trends, an analysis of similar incentives in other states, and an estimate of the economic impacts and costs of the incentive programs. Download the latest report below.
FastLane is the system that manages Louisiana’s business incentive programs that are approved by the Board of Commerce and Industry. The FastLane website is a secure online interface that allows users to electronically send data directly to Louisiana Economic Development. It is designed for individual users managing one company or consultants who manage multiple companies’ data.
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LaTrac contains data from the State's Financial Accounting System, AFS, and is presented by fiscal year, cumulative year to date. LaTrac data is derived directly from the General Ledger, and as such represents actual historical accounting data. The data on LaTrac is updated on a monthly basis with the most recent available complete month. Visit https://wwwcfprd.doa.louisiana.gov/latrac/portal.cfm to learn more.
LED Fee Report
LED collects fees associated with certain incentive programs and financial assistance programs. A list of program applications, notices and reports requiring a fee are listed in the fee report.
Louisiana Economic Development 5-Year Strategic Plan
LED's 5-Year Strategic Plan for FY 2020-2021 through FY 2024-2025.
Mega Fund & Rapid Response Performance Report
LED monitors contract performance to ensure companies live up to performance requirements. The Mega Fund and Rapid Response Performance Report shows each active Mega Fund and Rapid Response project's performance relative to agreed-to targets (i.e. jobs, payroll). For the latest Mega Fund and Rapid Response Performance Report, download the appropriate PDF below.
Quality Jobs Report
The Quality Jobs program is a statutory incentive program administered by Louisiana Economic Development. This report provides a brief history of the QJ program and compares Louisiana with other Southern states regarding program administration. It describes program activity over the last year, and also includes activity over the last several years to highlight usage trends. Download the latest report below.
Tax Exemption Budget Report
Louisiana Department of Revenue's Tax Exemption Budget Report provides listings of each exclusion, exemption, credit, refund, preferential tax rate or deferred tax liability; legal citation; purpose; estimate of revenues lost for the preceding three years; and estimates of revenue lost for the current and ensuing fiscal year. To download the reports, visit
GAMING INDUSTRY REPORT
In April 2019, LED completed a comprehensive analysis of the State of Louisiana’s gaming industry in concert with consultant Spectrum Gaming Group.