Your Competitive Advantage Starts Here.
Expanding? Relocating? Starting up? Louisiana's tax credits and incentive programs can give your company a competitive edge.
An interactive tool that allows businesses to quickly and efficiently determine their incentive eligibilty and potential benefits.
LED's real time, searchable database for incentives data, FastLane manages the applications for select incentive programs.
Reports on select LED incentives including program activity, usage trends and performance.
The nation’s #1 workforce training program, FastStart creates customized employee recruiting, screening and training solutions for eligible companies – at no cost.
Up to a 35 percent tax credit for individual investors who invest in early stage, wealth-creating businesses that seek start-up and expansion capital.
The Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program provides an incentive rebate of up to 15 percent of a participating company’s new payroll for up to 10 years.
Provides a 35 percent tax credit for in-state labor, coupled with a 25 percent credit for eligible production expenses.
A $2,500 tax credit for each certified net, new job created and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or 1.5 percent refund on capital investment.
100 percent property tax abatement for up to 10 years on a manufacturer's new investment and annual capitalized additions.
A 30 percent transferable tax credit for qualified motion picture production expenditures and an additional 5 percent payroll tax credit for in-state labor.
A robust 25 to 35 percent tax credit on qualified production or infrastructure development expenses with additional tax credits available for payroll and transportation.
Up to 6 percent rebate on annual payroll expenses for up to 10 years and either a 4 percent sales/use tax rebate on capital expenses or a 1.5 percent investment tax credit for qualifying expenses.
A tax credit up to 40 percent to existing businesses with operating facilities in Louisiana to establish or continue research and development within the state.
A five-year 100 percent property tax abatement for the rehabilitation of an existing structure.
A 25 percent refundable tax credit for qualified production expenditures on state-certified sound recording projects.
A 40 percent refundable tax credit for companies that invest in the commercialization of Louisiana technology and a 6 percent payroll rebate for the creation of new, direct jobs.
From entrepreneurial startups to small business growth and expansion, Louisiana offers a comprehensive array of educational, managerial and financial programs that cultivate small business opportunities.
Provides customized core business strategies, market research, qualified sales leads and improved internet and technology tailored to your growing needs.
Certification program offers greater access to purchasing and contracting opportunities at the state government level.
Provides for developmental assistance, including entrepreneurial training, marketing, computer skills, accounting, legal and industry-specific assistance.
Provides loan guarantees to banks and other small business lenders in association with the SSBCI ranging from $5,000 to $1.5 million.
Helps veteran-owned and service-connected disabled veteran-owned small businesses gain greater access to purchasing and contracting opportunities at the state level.