Incentive Programs



NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

  • Relocation and Employment Assistance Program (REAP): Refundable tax credit up to $3,000 per employee for 12 years for commercial and industrial businesses relocating to designated areas of New York City.
  • Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) Relocation Credit: A one-time tax credit of $1,000/ relocated employee up to $100,000 to manufacturing firms for moving costs to one of the City's IBZ.
  • NYC Biotechnology Credit: Refundable tax credit up to $250,000/year for 3 years for facilities, operations and training.


Empire State Development

Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC)

  • NYS Excelsior Jobs Program: Tax credits for job creation and significant financial investment
  • Start-Up NY
    • No business, corporate, sales, property, state or local taxes and no franchise fees for 10 years
    • No income tax for the company or its employees for 10 years.