RESOURCES & INCENTIVES

Looking for resources to start, support, or expand your business in Benton County?

Feel free to access the links on this page for resources within our county, region and state. If you have trouble finding what you need, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Region 4 Workforce Board
Indiana Technology Corridor

TAP – Tecumseh Area Partnership

www.region4workforceboard.org

Work One

www.in.gov/dwd/workone

Hoosier Heartland SBDC – West Lafayette Office

1201 West State Street
866-961-7232
765-496-6491
www.hhsbdc.org

Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

www.isbdc.org

Indiana Business & Employment Information

www.in.gov/core/business.html

Indiana Business Taxes & Finance Information

www.in.gov/core/taxes.html

SBA – Indiana District Office

www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3116

Small Business Administration (SBA)

www.sba.gov

Indiana Economic Development Association

www.ieda.org

OCRA (Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs)

www.in.gov/ocra

Certificate of Assumed Business Name

PCARET-Purdue Council for Agricultura; Research, Extension and Teaching

AgriNovus Indiana – The state’s food and agriculture innovation initiative is focused on making Indiana a leader in the agbiosciences secotor.

The Greater Indianapolis Foreign Trade Zone, Inc. (INzone) is Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #72, covering forty-one counties in Central Indiana, including yours! FTZ’s are federally designated areas within the United States that can be considered to outside of US Customs Territory. The FTZ program provides companies operatin gin the United States and participating in the program with special international trade-related advantages to improve their competitive position. These advantages an include the delay, reduction, or elimination of customs duties for imports, among other benefits. Find out more about the program and how businesses can save money and become more efficient through the FTZ program by contacting your ecomonic development representative or visiting the INzone website.

Are you interested in a career in manufacturing? Become a CPT (Certified Production Technician), training and scholarships are available through Ivy Tech Corporate College. Visit advancingmanufacturing.com for more information.
Local Incentives

Benton County and its communities have worked hard to enhance and maintain an attractive business environment. Pro-business attitudes, reasonable tax rates and responsible fiscal management make Benton County an excellent location for your business.
The most common business incentives used by Benton County are:

TIF District (Boswell Industrial Park)

Tax Abatement

Infrastructure Assistance

Each community also offers their own incentives.

 

State Incentives

Various State of Indiana incentive programs and exemptions are available, and our office works closely with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to assist existing and prospective companies qualify for incentive programs.  For a list of incentives available, visit the IEDC website at www.iedc.in.gov.