2019 At a Glance Datasheet

Credits, Former Indian Lands Tax Credit, Aerospace Industry Engineer Workforce Tax Credit, OK Community ED Pooled Financing for infrastructure-related construction, CDBG/EDIF, Economic Development Pooled Finance Incentive and Limited Industrial Road Assistance. Contact Chamber staff for more on any of these programs. OPPORTUNITY ZONES The Greater Oklahoma City Region has several areas designated as “opportunity zones” following the 2017 Investment in Opportunity Act. New investments in these less developed areas are eligible for tax incentives which increase based on the longevity of time the investment is held. Read the Oklahoma City Opportunity Zones investment prospectus at www. okcopportunityzones.com.

the companies that hire those engineers along with 50% tuition reimbursement for qualified employees. The purpose of the incentive is to enhance the state’s ability to attract and retain a top-notch workforce pool for the Oklahoma aerospace industry. OKLAHOMA AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING TAX CREDIT For the Quality Jobs Program, companies locating in “Automatic 5% Counties” may qualify for a 5% net benefit rate. Within “Opportunity Zones”, in addition to a 5% net benefit rate, average wage requirements may be waived in the Quality Jobs Program. OTHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Additional assistance programs include: Sales Tax exemptions, Veterans Inclusions, Foreign Trade Zones, Financing Programs, Export Assistance, Government Contracting Assistance, New Market Tax


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