Enterprise Zones

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Businesses locating in the Cecil County Enterprise Zone may be eligible for income tax and real property tax credits in return for job creation and investments.

Enterprise Zone Tax Credits

Real Property Tax Credits:

Ten-year credit against local real property taxes on a portion of real property improvements. Credit is 80% the first five years, and decreases 10% annually to 30 percent in the tenth and final year.

Income Tax Credits:

The one-time $1,000 credit per new worker. For economically disadvantaged employees, the credit is $6,000 per employee over three years.

Businesses seeking Property Tax Credits must apply to the Office of Economic Development prior to completing the construction or expansion project.  Property tax credits may not be granted retroactively. The map indicates by number the location of each zone. For more information about these properties, click on Available Buildings and Sites under Quick Links.

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