Georgia is the best state for business six years running according to Site Selection magazine, and Fulton County is paramount to the state’s success. Tax credits, tax exemptions, workforce programs, and financing options are the main incentives offered by Fulton County and the State of Georgia. We work with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and local utilities to develop competitive proposals. In tandem with the Development Authority of Fulton County, Select Fulton is able to provide taxable and tax-exempt bonds for qualified economic development projects.

Fulton County and the State of Georgia offer specific tax credits, tax exemptions, and incentive programs based on the geographic location of your business, including:

Any business located in a designated OZ that meets the qualifications will receive $1,750 in job tax credits. To see if your business is located in an OZ, please use the following link: Georgia Opportunity Zone Map
Any businesses located within these designated areas benefit from enhanced infrastructure improvements (water, sewer, streetscapes and signage) funded by a property tax increment that is allocated for, or placed into, a special fund
Offer property tax exemption on a sliding scale for 10 years in order to revitalize certain areas currently experiencing underdevelopment
A self-imposed tax by a majority (51%) of like-minded commercial property owners that earmark the proceeds for infrastructure improvements that are normally provided by a government entity
A 260-acre mixed-use property that offers office/warehouse facilities for the air cargo industry and is designated as a Foreign Trade Zone
A federally approved area in which goods can be imported without the payment of United States Customs duties
Fulton County offers 100% inventory tax exemptions for three classes of property: - Manufacturer’s raw materials and goods-in-process - Finished goods produced in Georgia within the last 12 months - Finished goods stored in Georgia within the last 12 months and destined for out-of-state shipment

In addition, Select Fulton offers assistance in creating, operating, and growing your business, including:

  • Providing current information on local conditions, including labor, taxes, utilities, transportation and the economy
  • Helping to identify suitable commercial, industrial and retail sites
  • Assistance in solving zoning, permitting and licensing concerns
  • Project coordination for arranging and expediting the delivery of services, such as traffic engineering, water and sewer services, street and curb maintenance
  • Partnering with municipalities within Fulton County
  • Facilitating financing for qualified companies through various business loan programs

Care to speak with us about the above incentives? Reach out!