Manufacturers, R&D laboratories, and commercial testing facilities located in rural counties or within a CEZ.
Creating new employment positions/increase instate employment by 15%.
- $2,000 credit/position with annual wages/benefits of $40,000 or less; or
- $4,000 credit/position with wages/benefits of more than $40,000 annually.
- Rural Area Application for B&O Tax Credit on New Employees must be filed within 90 days of filling the first qualified position.
- Annual Letter/Report due by the last day of the month immediately following the end of the four consecutive full calendar quarter period for which a credit is earned. Mailed by Department to applicants.
- Electronic filing not required.
- List of Rural Counties and CEZs
For questions about the application and report, call Taxpayer Account Administration at (360) 705-6214.