Incentives Directory



The State of Iowa’s New Jobs Training Program (INJTP) is designed to provide education and training for new employees of new and expanding companies at little or no cost. This...
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Provides financial awards up to $150,000 to encourage commercialization activities by small and medium-sized Iowa companies in the advanced manufacturing, biosciences, and information technology industries. The fund is designed to...
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Category: Iowa State Incentives, Grants & Loans

The entrepreneurial component provides financial assistance and/or technical assistance to early-stage businesses that are developing a new product or new technology. INVESTING IN NEW IDEAS AND TECHNOLOGY! The Iowa Economic Development Authority...
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Serves as the funding source for projects that are focused on job creation or retention, value-added agriculture and entrepreneurial efforts. This program, combined with Iowa’s nationally recognized business climate, tax...
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The Iowa Capital Access Program (ICAP) assists Iowa businesses secure the financing they need to launch, retain, or expand business operations in Iowa. ICAP encourages banks and other eligible financial...
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The Iowa Innovation Acceleration Fund promotes the formation and growth of businesses that engage in the transfer of technology into competitive, profitable companies that create high paying jobs. The funds...
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The Iowa Small Business (ISB) Loan Support Program aids Iowa entrepreneurs and small businesses in their efforts to access capital for business purposes including start up costs, working capital, business...
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The Targeted Small Business (TSB) Assistance Program supports the creation and expansion of small businesses that are certified as a “targeted small business”.
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Seeks to increase the innovative utilization of Iowa's agricultural commodities. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has retooled our direct financial assistance programs to provide the flexibility and responsiveness necessary to...
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Reduces taxes for small businesses that incur costs through making physical changes to the workplace to help employees with disabilities to get or keep their job.
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Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives

The Brownfield/Grayfield Tax Credit Program offers qualifying projects tax credits of up to 24% for qualifying costs of a Brownfield project and 30% if the project meets green building requirements....
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Endow Iowa was developed to encourage the growth and development of community foundations and related organizations in the state, by encouraging donations to non-profit organizations. Individuals, businesses, and financial institutions...
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Enterprise Zones are economically depressed areas in which state and/or local tax benefits are available to businesses and developers make new investments, create or retain jobs and build or rehabilitate...
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This program is designed to promote the creation or retention of quality jobs by assisting businesses locating, expanding or modernizing their facilities in Iowa through a package of tax credits,...
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Iowa law allows cities and counties to abate local property taxes for improving industrial real estate. The most common amount of actual value added at a new or expanded facility,...
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The Iowa New Jobs Tax Credit is an Iowa corporate income tax credit and is available to a company that has entered into a New Jobs Training Agreement (260E) and...
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Improvements to real property that are primarily used to control pollution of air or water, or primarily used for recycling, may qualify for a property tax exemption.  
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The Targeted Jobs Withholding Tax Credit Pilot Program is a new pilot program enacted in 2006 which allows the diversion of withholding funds paid by an employer to be matched...
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City councils or boards of supervisors may use the property taxes resulting from the increase in taxable valuation caused by the construction of new industrial or commercial facilities to provide...
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Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives