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Arizona has lowered taxes, streamlined regulations, and established a suite of incentives to support corporate growth and expansion. The Arizona Competitiveness Package, groundbreaking legislation adopted in 2011, makes it easier for existing Arizona companies to prosper and establishes Arizona as one of the most desirable places for expanding companies to do business. Give your company a competitive edge by utilizing Arizona’s incentives.


To apply electronically for incentives the ACA offers, click here. View our tutorial, which will walk you through utilizing our EASY application system.

Job Training

Job Training

Job Training grants reimburse up to 75% of eligible training expenses for employers creating new jobs.

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Quality Jobs

Quality Jobs

The Quality Jobs tax credit offers up to $9,000 of Arizona income or premium tax credits spread over a three-year period for each net new quality job.

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Qualified Facility

Qualified Facility

The Qualified Facility program offers a refundable income tax credit equal eligible companies making a Capital Investment to establish or expand a Qualified Facilities.

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Computer Data Center Program

Computer Data Center Program

CDC provides Transaction Privilege Tax and Use Tax exemptions at the state, county and local levels, on qualifying purchases of CDC Equipment.

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Research & Development

Research & Development

The R&D tax credit provides an Arizona income tax credit for increased research and development activities conducted in this state.

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Foreign Trade Zone

Foreign Trade Zone

Businesses, located in a zone or sub-zone are eligible for up to an 80 percent reduction in state real and personal property taxes.

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Military Reuse Zone

Military Reuse Zone

If a project is located in an MRZ, it may qualify for tax credits, a TPT exemption or property reclassification.

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Angel Investment

Angel Investment

The Angel Investment tax credit provides credits to investors who make capital investments in small businesses certified by the ACA. 

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Renewable Energy Tax Incentive

Renewable Energy Tax Incentive

Renewable Energy tax credit provides tax credits to companies in renewable energy industries who are expanding or locating in Arizona.  The program offers two benefits: up to a 10% refundable income tax credit and up to a 75% reduction on real and personal property taxes.

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Healthy Forest

Healthy Forest

Healthy Forest provides incentives for certified businesses that are primarily engaged in harvesting, processing or transporting of qualifying forest products.

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Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

The Sales Tax Exemption for Machinery and Equipment is a sales tax exemption for various machinery or equipment.

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Lease Excise

Lease Excise

Lease Excise is a redevelopment tool to initiate development by reducing a project's operating costs by replacing the real property tax with an excise tax.

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Additional Depreciation

Additional Depreciation

Accelerates depreciation schedules for prospective acquisitions of commercial personal property.

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Work Opportunity

Work Opportunity

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal tax credit provided to private-sector businesses from groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment. 

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Commercial/Industrial Solar

Commercial/Industrial Solar

Commercial/Industrial Solar Energy tax credit provides an Arizona income tax credit for the installation of solar energy devices in Arizona business facilities.

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Private Activity Bonds

Private Activity Bonds

Private Activity Bonds are securities issued by or on behalf of a local government to provide debt financing for projects used for the trade or business of a private user.

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QECB

QECB

Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECB) are qualified tax credit bonds that were originally authorized by the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008.

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