Clean Technology & Biotechnology Tax Exemption
By: City of Fremont
Clean Technology & Biotechnology businesses engaged in the research and development and/or manufacturing of qualified clean technologies may be exempt for up to five years of business license fees.
Commercial Facade Improvement Program
Forgivable loans aimed at assisting with the cost of improving exterior appearance of businesses.
Special Tenant Improvement (STI) & Industrial Tool Installation (ITI) Programs
STI & ITI provide a dedicated review team from all key City departments to address all development-review issues in a single, expedited review meeting.
Fee Payment Incentive
qualifying businesses may be eligible to be reimbursed for payment Express plan check fees at the building department.
Guaranteed Water for Industry Program
The Guaranteed Water for Industry Program was created to provide an uninterruptible supply of water for manufacturing and research and development (R&D) firms, many of whom are highly dependent on water for industrial processing and cooling needs
Storefront Improvement Program (SIP)
The Storefront Improvement Program (SIP) revitalizes building facades visible to customers, neighboring merchants and residents. The City of San Diego provides design assistance and financial incentives to small business owners who wish to make a creative change to their storefronts. In the last fiscal year, the program reimbursed 20 projects a total of $185,192, leveraging $620,624 in private funds.
Business Cooperation Program (BCP)
The City's Business Cooperation Program provides sales and use tax rebates of $0.25/dollar of local tax allocated to the City of San Diego when a business implements new tax accounting practices.
Port of West Sacramento Foreign-Trade Zone #143
Companies in the FTZ may admit foreign and domestic merchandise into the zone for storage, exhibition, assembly, manufacture and processing while deferring payment of customs duties and federal excise taxes until merchandise is transferred from the foreign trade zone.
Business Ombudsman Service
By: City of Temecula
The Business Ombudsman exists to assist companies that are currently located or looking to locate in the City of Temecula.