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The Arizona Commerce Authority is comprised of a team of expert business professionals knowledgeable in streamlining processes and navigating channels for faster results.

Tax Relief

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Additional Depreciation

Additional Depreciation

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Accelerates depreciation to substantially reduce business personal property taxes.

Angel Investment

Angel Investment

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

Quality Jobs

Quality Jobs

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Provides up to $9,000 of income or premium tax credits over a three-year period for each net new job to the state and concurrent qualifying capital expenditures.

Qualified Facility

Qualified Facility

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The Qualified Facility program offers a refundable income tax credit equal to eligible companies making a capital investment to establish or expand qualified facilities.

Computer Data Center Program

Computer Data Center Program

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

Foreign Trade Zone

Foreign Trade Zone

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

Healthy Forest

Healthy Forest

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

Lease Excise

Lease Excise

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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.

Military Reuse Zone

Military Reuse Zone

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

Research & Development

Research & Development

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

Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

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

Work Opportunity

Work Opportunity

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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. 

Arizona Finance Authority

Arizona Finance Authority

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The Arizona Finance Authority is a one-stop shop for financing, supporting expanding and relocating businesses, communities’ infrastructure needs and first-time homebuyers.

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Talent and Training

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Arizona Advanced Technology Network

Arizona Advanced Technology Network

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Four Arizona community colleges partnered together to develop a first-of-its-kind, unified, industry-recognized curriculum to prepare students for manufacturing jobs of the future.

Future48 Workforce Accelerators

Future48 Workforce Accelerators

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The Future48 Workforce Accelerators connect students with the skills and know-how needed for jobs in the state’s growing advanced manufacturing industry.

Navigator

Navigator

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The ACA's Navigator program will connect you - at no cost - with Arizona's highly skilled and available workforce by creating a custom recruiting strategy. 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Venture Ready Accelerator

Venture Ready Accelerator

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Venture Ready Accelerator is the Arizona Commerce Authority’s business mentor program that connects Arizona talent with its incredibly rich resources.

Arizona Innovation Challenge

Arizona Innovation Challenge

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Arizona's leading technology commercialization competition – one of the most competitive and largest competitions in the nation.

Virtual Accelerator

Virtual Accelerator

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The Virtual Accelerator is a venture development program tailored for the needs of early-stage companies.

SBIR & STTR Resource Center

SBIR & STTR Resource Center

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Find the resources to better compete for funding through the SBIR/STTR program.

IAM

IAM

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Shaping the future of transportation safety, science and policy leading the safe commercial deployment of automated vehicles.

Science Foundation Arizona

Science Foundation Arizona

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Dedicated to diversifying and strengthening Arizona’s economy by supporting mission-driven research.

Angel Investment

Angel Investment

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

Research & Development

Research & Development

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

proptech

proptech

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Participants are granted limited access to test in the Arizona market without first obtaining full state licensure or other authorization that would otherwise be required.

AZSkyTech

AZSkyTech

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Draws upon the collective strengths of national, state and private industry partners to safely advance the development and deployment of UAS, or drones, in Arizona.

Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Facilities Grant

Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Facilities Grant

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The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Facilities grant offers semiconductor startups discounted access to ASU's Core Facilities.

National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap

National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap

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The National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) is an Arizona-facilitated initiative to advance the U.S. semiconductor industry's competitiveness. 

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Small Business Opportunities

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Arizona State Trade Expansion Program

Arizona State Trade Expansion Program

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Assists Arizona small businesses as they export markets for the first time or as they expand into new markets.

Small Business Services

Small Business Services

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Information on business licensing and statewide resources to assist in every aspect of launching an Arizona-based business.

Small Business Boot Camp

Small Business Boot Camp

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Every Tuesday, join us for free online sessions designed to help small businesses prepare for success, plan for the future, and grow into thriving businesses

Small Business Digital Academy

Small Business Digital Academy

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Small Business Digital Academy is designed to equip the state’s small businesses with digital strategies and literacy.

Arizona SSBCI Program

Arizona SSBCI Program

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SBIR & STTR Resource Center

SBIR & STTR Resource Center

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Find the resources to better compete for funding through the SBIR/STTR program.

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Manufacturing Opportunities

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Qualified Facility

Qualified Facility

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The Qualified Facility program offers a refundable income tax credit equal to eligible companies making a capital investment to establish or expand qualified facilities.

Arizona MEP

Arizona MEP

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Our mission is to make every Arizona manufacturer the most successful business it can be.

Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturing

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

Rural Economic Development

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Arizona Opportunity Zones

Arizona Opportunity Zones

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More on Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds in Arizona including the searchable Opportunity Zones Network.

Rural Economic Development Webinars

Rural Economic Development Webinars

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The ACA’s twice-monthly rural webinar series provides expert strategies, assistance and resources to help empower Arizona’s rural economies.

Broadband

Broadband

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Opportunities to expand the state's digital infrastructure statewide to improve the economy and quality of life of today’s Arizonans.

4FRI

4FRI

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The Four Forest Restoration Initiative is a collaborative effort designed to restore natural forest structure and function to the ponderosa pine forests of Northern Arizona.

Rural Destinations

Rural Destinations

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Greater Arizona comprises diverse locations that will suit the needs of any business, large or small.

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International Trade

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Arizona State Trade Expansion Program

Arizona State Trade Expansion Program

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Assists Arizona small businesses as they export markets for the first time or as they expand into new markets.

Arizona-Europe

Arizona-Europe

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Arizona and Europe's strong partnership is solidified through key industry segments including advanced manufacturing.

ARIZONA-ISRAEL

ARIZONA-ISRAEL

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Arizona's collaborative trade with Israel leads to many opportunities. Learn more about Arizona's Advantages and connect with experts.

Arizona-Mexico

Arizona-Mexico

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Arizona and Mexico are have a long legacy of collaboration. Mexico is Arizona's top trading partner with a Trade & Investment Office in Mexico City and Chihuahua. 

Arizona-Republic of Korea

Arizona-Republic of Korea

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Innovation is central to both Arizona and the Republic of Korea’s vision for long-term business prosperity, serving as a shared foundation for continued partnership.

Arizona-Taiwan

Arizona-Taiwan

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Arizona and Taiwan are building a foundation of long-term business prosperity through cutting-edge technology.

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