Business Incentives

Incentives Directory



Advantage Arkansas offers a state income tax credit for job creation based on the payroll of new, full-time, permanent employees hired as a result of the project. The table above...
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ArkPlus is a state income tax credit program that provides tax credits of 10% of the total investment in a new location or expansion project. This discretionary incentive is offered...
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Incentives are negotiated and offered at the discretion of the Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Create Rebate provides annual cash payments based on a company’s annual payroll for...
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The Equity Investment Incentive Program is a discretionary incentive targeted toward new, technology-based businesses paying wages in excess of the state or county average wage. If offered, this program allows an approved...
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AEDC shares the cost of project infrastructure needs by committing grants from state and federal infrastructure funds. The amount of assistance committed is dependent upon the strength of the company,...
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InvestArk is a sales and use tax credit program available to businesses established in Arkansas for two years or longer that invest five million dollars ($5,000,000) or more at a single location...
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Arkansas allows taxpayers to receive an income tax credit for the purchase of equipment used exclusively for reduction, reuse or recycling of solid waste material for commercial purposes, whether or not for...
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This pass-through program provides low-interest loans to utilities for improving the efficiency and conservation of end-users, including businesses like yours. At the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, we have successfully leveraged...
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Act 1404 of 2013, as codified in §§ 26-52-447, 26-53-149 and 15-4-3501, establishes two options by which certain state sales and use taxes relating to the partial replacement and repair of...
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This federal program distributes zero-interest loans through utilities to invest in local businesses. Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas has a long history with the program, including hundreds of success stories for...
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At the discretion of the Governor and AEDC Executive Director, targeted businesses may be offered special incentives designed to help new, knowledge-based, start-up businesses: A refund of sales and use taxes paid...
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The Tax Back program provides sales and use tax refunds on the purchase of building materials and taxable machinery and equipment to qualified businesses investing at least $100,000 and who...
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Concern for Community

This is one of the seven principles that guide the electric cooperatives. One way we accomplish this is through programs designed for youth of various ages. From electrical safety programs to the annual Youth Tour to Washington, we are committed to the youth of Arkansas.