State Programs

Please visit the Iowa Economic Development Authority website for a comprehensive list of Iowa incentives and programs. Please visit IASourceLink.com, Iowa's one-stop shop connecting entrepreneurs and small businesses with resources across Iowa for success!  

Incentives Directory



Grow Iowa Foundation provides capital for small business, industrial, manufacturing, and for affordable housing projects within southwest Iowa.
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The Community Economic Betterment Account (CEBA) program can provide financial assistance to businesses that require assistance in order to create new job opportunities or retain existing jobs which are in...
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The High Quality New Jobs Program provides a series of investment tax credits, sales tax refunds, research and development credits and property tax abatements based on a graduated scale of...
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Iowa is a great place to do business. Manufacturing is strong, and the financial services sector is thriving. In a state with world-renowned research institutions and robust innovation, Iowa bioscience companies...
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The Iowa New Jobs Training Program provides customized classroom instruction, on-the-job training and other training activities for employees in newly created jobs. The program includes: Screening, skills assessment and testing Travel for...
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Iowa's unique job-training programs can provide any training services required by a business for new employees. The Iowa New Jobs Training program provides funds for: Screening, skills assessment and testing. Travel for...
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Category: Training, Workforce

Businesses entering into an agreement under the state's jobs training program and increasing their work force by at least 10% may qualify for this credit on their Iowa corporate income...
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Iowa sets itself apart as being one of the few states to offer a refundable research activities credit. Iowa companies earn refundable tax credits for research and development investments that...
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A sliding scale tax abatement could be available for commercial or industrial projects. This incentive requires approval from Mills County Board of Supervisors.
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Certain geographic areas in the 3-county region have been designated as tax increment meaning your business could be eligible for public improvement financing that uses the additional or incremental taxes...
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Category: Iowa State Incentives, Tax Incentives, County