The Business & Tax Benefits of Westchester County
Thinking of starting a business?
Westchester County is the perfect place to start a business. There are lots of countywide programs to get your business off the ground and geographical benefits from being in Westchester County.
Proximity to NYC
Depending on where you are in Westchester County, you’ll be close to the bustling economic center of New York City without having to deal with commuting to the city.
You’ll also be located close to Connecticut and parts of upstate New York.
That means you’ll be within drivable range for all of these areas.
Get Ahead With Westchester’s IDA Program Benefits
Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) can help you grow or start your business.
Use the benefits from this program to:
- Build or renovate office parks or buildings
- Develop mixed-use projects including hotels, marketers, medical office space, etc.
- Support extensive multi-family and multi-use residential
This past January, the agency funded $391 million worth of residential projects in 2019. They’ve helped get hundreds of businesses off the ground and have given them a variety of benefits. For more details, check out IDA’s website.
The IDA agency can also provide exemptions for use and sales tax in the following areas:
- Business equipment
- Related capital improvements
Check out the policy here.
Westchester County wants businesses to move in, so find out what both the county and the town/city you’re in offers in the way of incentives.
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