Advanced Manufacturing
Hayes Companies, Pineville
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Bold Business Incentives for Advanced Manufacturing

As the U.S. experiences an industrial rebirth, Louisiana’s highly competitive incentives are offering both new and existing manufacturers in the state significant advantages.

  • Manufacturers may qualify for the Quality Jobs program, which provides up to a 6 percent cash rebate of annual gross payroll for new, direct jobs for up to 10 years. It could also provide a state sales/use rebate on capital expenditures or a 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualified expenses.
  • Louisiana offers the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, which provides up to 100 percent property tax abatement for up to eight years on an manufacturer’s new investment and annual capitalized additions.
  • Louisiana’s Research and Development Tax Credit provides up to a 40 percent tax credit on qualified research expenditures incurred in Louisiana – with no cap and no minimum requirement.