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Are you a manufacturer or high tech firm? Do you want to apply for tax incentives? You're in the right place.
We offer tax incentives to manufacturers and high-tech firms research and development centers. These can reduce property taxes for up to 12 years. You're eligible if you're:
We use a third party application called Citizen Access for Backyard Chicken Permit applications. If you've never used Citizen Access, we recommend that you review how to create an account before starting your application.
This application will take about 30 minutes once you’ve gathered the required information identified below. You can save your application and resume later if you need more time.
Keep in mind that the online application will time out after two hours. Make sure you don't lose your entire application. Need to stop and pick up later? Click the orange Save and Resume button. You'll be able to login and start where you left off.
You'll need to complete a few other applications before starting this application. Make sure to complete the following first:
As a heads up, after you sign and submit your application, you'll be sent the Memorandum of Agreement to sign and submit.
We calculate your application fee based on 2% of expected savings projected over the term of the exemption. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
Apply online for an Industrial and High Tech Tax Abatement
We'll review your application
Expect to hear from us within 1-2 business days. We'll email you to confirm receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.
You can visit our office if you need help applying through Citizen Access. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you fill out an application!
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your Industrial and High Tech Tax Abatement. We don't take applications over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to get your application approved.
We'll help you apply for your Industrial and High Tech Tax Abatement online through Citizen Access.
Create a Citizen Access Account
Application for Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate
Equal Employment Opportunity Form
Affidavit of Fees
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