Expanding? Relocating? Starting up? Louisiana’s financial incentive programs can give your company a competitive edge.
FastLane offers a secure online interface for companies seeking, applying for and managing state-approved incentives through LED.
LED FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, training development and training delivery for eligible new or expanding companies.
Receive 80% property tax abatement for up to 10 years on new manufacturing investments and annual capitalized additions.
The Louisiana Quality Jobs incentive offers a cash rebate to eligible companies that create well-paid jobs and promote economic development.
Louisiana’s Enterprise Zone is a jobs incentive program providing Louisiana income and franchise tax credits to qualified businesses that create new jobs.
Receive up to a 35% refundable tax credit for in-state labor, coupled with up to a 25% refundable credit for eligible production expenses.
The Research & Development Tax Credit encourages Louisiana businesses to establish or expand research and development activities within the state.
Receive up to a 25% tax credit for investments in early stage, wealth-creating businesses that seek start-up and expansion capital.
The Louisiana Innovation Retention Grant Program (IRG) provides supplementary state support for research focused Louisiana STEM small businesses.
Louisiana has 150 designated Opportunity Zones created in order to drive investments to low-income areas via federal tax incentives for long-term growth.
Receive up to a five-year, 100% property tax abatement for the rehabilitation of an existing structure located within economic development districts.
Up to a 40 percent tax credit on eligible in-state production expenditures, including resident and non-resident labor.
Up to 25 percent tax credit for musical and theatrical productions, refundable or transferable on a one-time basis.
The Entertainment Job Creation Program provides a tax credit on annual W2 wages to select entertainment companies creating well-paid jobs for LA residents.
A 10% or 15% credit on annual wages to qualified music industry-related companies (QMC) that create a minimum of three well-paid net new jobs for Louisiana residents.
A production credit of 18 percent for eligible production expenditures.