Boise, Idaho is a singular economy not dominated or defined by a specific industry or niche market. By intentional design, our capital city stands out in the state and in the region for its diversity of talented workforce as well as our enviable mix of manufacturing, high tech, agribusiness, startup and international brands transformed by innovative business thinkers and doers.
Boise is Ready to Compete
Boise, Idaho is a great place to do business, as you can see from our ever-changing skyline. Our city is business-friendly and works closely with the State of Idaho, local utilities and other partners to compete for your business. We know how to leverage our tools to help your project and how speed matters—let us show you why so many have chosen Boise.
A performance-based incentive, which features a tax credit of up to 30% for up to 15 years on new state tax revenues generated by companies seeking to expand in or relocate to the state of Idaho by adding new, qualifying jobs.
If your business invests at least $500,000 in new facilities and creates at least 10 new jobs averaging $40,000 a year with benefits, you may qualify for a wide package of incentives, including tax credits, sales tax rebates, and property tax exemptions.
If your business invests $3 million in new manufacturing facilities, you may qualify for a full or partial property tax exemption for up to five years.
Businesses can receive up to $3,000 in cash reimbursements for the training of full-time, new employees or for helping retain employees facing permanent layoff.
Tools and Resources for Starting a Business in Boise
Starting a business in Boise is easier than ever with a variety of resources available to businesses of all sizes. Whether you are a Main Street business, a startup tech firm, or an advanced manufacturing company, Boise has the network and expertise to help you get started.
Consists of a dedicated group of mentors with a wealth of real-world business knowledge.
Zions Bank Business Resource Center
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