Incentives Directory



The City of Beatrice has a CDBG Reuse Loan Fund available to local or new businesses locating here.  Eligible activities may include, direct loans or grants to eligible businesses for...
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Category: Local Incentives

When local funds may be limited in their CDBG reuse loan program, the State may provide additional CDBG loan funds based on specific criteria relating to the investment needed and...
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Category: State Incentives

Nebraska Customized Job Training Advantage provides a flexible and discretionary job training program with grants from $800 to $4,000 per qualified new job. Additional grant funds may be available for...
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Category: State Incentives

On a case by case basis, Gage County has designated funds for economic development projects, similar to uses described in the Beatrice economic development plan.
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Category: Local Incentives

The Intern Nebraska (InternNE) program connects college students and employers from across the state and provides grants to match up to half of the interns’ wages.  Interns gain valuable business...
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Category: State Incentives

The citizens of Beatrice renewed the City's economic development program in May 2012. Each project will be considered on its own merits, but priority will be given to jobs created...
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This manufacturing equipment sales tax exemption provision relieves manufacturing machinery, equipment and related services from sales tax.  This is broadly defined to include:   -Equipment for transporting raw materials or components -Molds and...
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Category: State Incentives

Microenterprise Tax Credit Advantage This tax credit provides a 20 percent refundable investment tax credit to micro-businesses on new investments in targeted communities. Applicants may qualify for a maximum of $10,000...
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Category: State Incentives

The Nebraska Advantage Package is Nebraska’s comprehensive economic development incentives that meet the needs of an expanding or relocating business. Any business activity other than retail qualifies.   Highlights of Nebraska Advantage...
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Category: State Incentives

The Nebraska Department of Labor/Workforce Development division provides a wide range of employment services to small and large businesses, including:  statewide labor pool, job placement, workforce recruitment and labor market...
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Nebraska has assistance programs to help businesses stay competitive and/or find financing.   The Nebraska Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) is a licensed as a Certified Development Corporation (CDC) by the U.S. Small...
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Category: Business Assistance and Financing

The Nebraska Worker Training Program provides grants to assist firms in the retraining and upgrading of existing employees. Use of program funds is extremely flexible with the type and length...
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Category: State Incentives

Research and Development Advantage Any business in Nebraska that makes expenditures on research and development as defined in Section 174 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is allowed a...
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Category: State Incentives

Rural Development Advantage The Rural Development Advantage amends the Employment Expansion and Investment Incentive Act (formerly LB 608 passed in 2003). It provides qualified businesses with refundable tax incentives for projects...
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Category: State Incentives

The Community Redevelopment Laws allow for the increased property taxes generated by the improvement of blighted property to be used to pay for the financing of the redevelopment, known as...
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Category: Local Incentives