Bonds, Loans, Grants & Incentives

Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta, and the state of Georgia offer an array of tools and programs to assist your business.

Business Programs & Incentives

There are multiple options to help get financial assistance for your business. Explore our incentives below and get in touch with us through the form at the bottom to get started. We're excited to work with you.

501(c)(3) Bonds

用于资助适用的非营利组织的财产, such as schools, charities, and healthcare facilities.

Criteria

  • 典型结构:管道发行人,无追索权, potential for credit enhancement
  • 债券期限:与所融资资产的使用年限相匹配
  • 利率:低于市场利率的1 / 2固定利率或浮动利率
  • Bond Minimums & 最大值:根据每笔交易确定

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 新增/保留职位:公司必须提交详细的新增职位 & retention plan
Industrial Revenue Bond

Long-term, low-interest, below-market financing for construction of or improvements to manufacturing facilities.

Criteria

  • Bond Minimums & Maximums: Minimum of $2 million; $10 million maximum
  • 典型结构:渠道发行人,无追索权,信用增强
  • 债券期限:与所融资资产的使用年限相匹配
  • 利率:市场利率½固定或可变

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 新增/保留职位:公司必须提交详细的新增职位 & retention plan
Lease Purchase Bonds

通过发行租赁购买债券, Invest Atlanta holds title to real and personal property for a ten year period. Invest Atlanta enters into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Fulton County Board of Assessors to assess the property under a ramp up schedule starting at 50% in the first year and decreasing by 5% each year for the next 9 years until full taxes are paid in year 11.

Criteria

  • Bond Minimums & Maximums: Suggested minimum of $10 million; no maximum
  • 典型结构:管道发行人,无追索权
  • Term of Bond: 10 years
  • 利率:市场利率½固定或可变

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 新增/保留职位:公司必须提交详细的新增职位 & retention plan
Economic Opportunity Fund (EOF)

This discretionary fund is structured on a project by project basis based upon criteria such as job retention and creation in the city of Atlanta, 企业的财务实力, 以及项目的商业投资金额.

Criteria

  • 合资格活动:为土地购置或建设提供资金, buildings and equipment, 基础设施或租赁改善, parking subsidies, relocation costs, workforce training, etc.
  • 符合条件的申请人:企业或非营利组织
  • Minimums and Maximums: City of Atlanta grant with funding determined on a case-by-case basis

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 创造/保留就业机会:由市长和市议会酌情决定
Opportunity Zone Tax Credit

The City of Atlanta has several areas consisting of “less developed census tracts” and Opportunity Zones. Qualified businesses locating in a less developed census tract are eligible to receive a $3,每个员工500美元,抵扣5年的州企业所得税. 任何位于“机会区”的合法企业都会得到3美元的奖励,每个员工500美元,抵扣5年的州企业所得税.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Minimums and Maximums: State Job Tax Credits against income tax liability and withholding of $3,500 per new job to GA
  • Eligible Activities: Defines business enterprise to include all businesses; Available for up to 5 years

Requirements

  • 符合条件的地区:亚特兰大市的12个批准的机会区
  • 新增/保留岗位:至少2个新岗位
WorkSource Atlanta

亚特兰大工作资源公司帮助企业招聘合格的员工, develop a workforce equipped with relevant skills through customized job-based training programs, 提高现有劳动力的技能.

Criteria

  • 最低和最高:根据具体情况确定的资金
  • Eligible Activities: Recruitment, job fairs, customized training, transportation assistance, drug screening, veterans recruitment
  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 新增/保留职位:公司必须提交详细的新增职位 and retention plan
Georgia Quick Start

The State of Georgia offers the Quick Start program that develops and delivers customized training at no charge to eligible new, expanding and existing companies. This organization can work together with WorkSource Atlanta to provide a comprehensive workforce development program for the company.

Criteria

  • 最低和最高:每名全职员工最高500美元的信用额度, per training program; $1,250 maximum per employee
  • 符合条件的活动:教师和教材费用, 员工再培训期间的工资, reasonable travel expenses
  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • Jobs Created/Retained: Training programs must be designed to enhance quality and productivity or teach certain software technologies
Georgia Retraining Tax Credit

All Georgia businesses that file a Georgia income tax return and directly invest in retraining are eligible for tax credits. These can be used to offset up to 50% of a company's state income tax liability, and unused amounts can be carried forward 10 years and combined with other tax credits.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Citywide
  • 符合条件的活动:教师和教材费用, 员工再培训期间的工资, and reasonable travel expenses
  • 最低和最高:每名全职员工最高500美元的信用额度, per training program; $1,250 maximum per employee

Requirements

  • 创造/保留的工作:必须是质量, productivity, and/or certain software technologies approved by the Technical College System of Georgia
Georgia Film, Television & 数字娱乐税收抵免

Across-the-board 20% flat tax credit on minimum qualified Georgia production investments of $500,000.

Criteria

  • 最低和最高:公司必须至少花费500美元,000 on production and post-production either in a single production or on multiple projects
  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • 合格作品:剧情片, pilots, series, commercials, TV movies, music videos, 以及某些互动项目,包括动画类型, special effects, and video game development
  • Eligible Activities: Both resident and non-resident workers’ payrolls and standard fringes qualify

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Statewide. A 10% uplift can be earned for imbedding animated GA logo on approved projects. 最小阈值可以通过聚合一个或多个项目来满足. 税收抵免可以适用于GA所得税责任或预扣税. A one-time sale or transfer of the credit to one or more GA taxpayers is allowed
Georgia Investment Tax Credit

Existing manufacturing or telecommunications support facilities that have operated for at least 3 years and making capital investments of $50,000 are eligible. 纳税人必须在这和乔治亚州就业税收抵免之间做出选择. May be applied against 50% of state corp income tax liability and carried forward 10 years.

Criteria

  • Minimums and Maximums: 3 years in operation, capital investments of $50,000
  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
乔治亚州可选投资税收抵免

This is offered in lieu of the Investment Tax Credit, with a minimum investment range $5-20 million. The taxpayer can use the tax credit up to the calculated amount for a given year, and the credit can be claimed up to 10 years after property was first placed in service, providing it remains in service.

Criteria

  • 最低和最高:最低投资范围为500万至2000万美元
  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
Georgia Job Tax Credit

符合条件的公司可获得750-3美元,500 per job, per year, 5年(除非达到新的就业创造门槛). Credits can be used against 50-100% of tax liability depending upon the tier and can be carried forward for 10 years.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • 合格活动:从事战略性行业的公司, Including manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, processing, telecommunications, broadcasting, tourism, and R&D may be eligible

Requirements

  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
  • 新增/保留岗位:取决于社区层, 第一年需要新增5-25个全职工作岗位. 在第2-5年创造的额外工作可以获得额外的学分
Georgia Quality Job Tax Credit

在七年内创造新的高质量工作岗位的公司可以获得资格. Credits total $2,500-5,000 per job, per year, up to 5 years, and can be used to offset payroll withholdings once all other tax liability has been exhausted. 积分可以结转10年.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
  • 新增/保留就业岗位:12个月内至少新增50个就业岗位
Georgia R&D Tax Credit

新的和现有的业务进行合格的研究 & 在格鲁吉亚的开发是合格的.

The credit is applicable to 50% of the company's net tax liability after all other credits have been applied. 任何超出部分都可以用于国家工资预提. 税收抵免可结转10年,R值增加10%&D费用按基数计算

对于新公司,基本金额为30%. For existing it is 0.300 or the current year GA gross receipts x (the average of the ratios of qualified GA research expenses to GA gross receipts for the preceding 3 taxable years), whichever is less.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
Georgia Mega Project Tax Credit

Companies that employ at least 1,800 net new employees and either invest at least $450 million or have a minimum annual payroll of $150 million are eligible.

The credit is $5,250 per job, per year, for five years and is applied to tax liability. 任何超出部分都可以用于国家工资预提. 积分可以结转10年.

Criteria

  • 符合条件的申请人:营利性企业
  • Eligible Areas: Statewide
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