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Idaho has some of the lowest overall costs of doing business in the country and a variety of incentive programs designed to assist business start-up, expansion and productivity.

Visit the Idaho Dept. of Commerce and learn more about incentives in Idaho. Idaho offers hiring incentives and tax credits. See what state and federal programs are available to help train your employees while you earn tax credits for your business.

This helpful website from the State of Idaho has great information for businesses – Business Resources for the State of Idaho. Check out Tested in Idaho for interesting news about Idaho recreation technology companies.

Compare costs of doing business in Idaho with other surrounding states. Download the Idaho Business Incentives Brochure and the North Idaho Incentives for Business Brochure to learn more about why doing business in North Idaho would work for you.

Opportunity Zones – New incentive for investing in designated low-income cities, counties, and tribes in Idaho. Opportunity Zones are a new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities. Private investment vehicles that place 90 percent or more of their funds into an Opportunity Zone can earn tax relief on the capital gains generated through those investments. Tax benefits increase the longer investments are in place.
Post Falls Opportunity Zone Map
Navigating the Opportunity Zones

NEWS: Governor Signs Unemployment Tax Relief Bill – Idaho employers to save $115 million over three years. House Bill 335 – passed unanimously by both the House and Senate – will ensure the continuing solvency of Idaho’s unemployment reserve fund used to pay benefits. It lowers rates for taxpaying businesses retroactive to January 1, 2018.

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A great 6 minute video showing Post Falls, Idaho as a prime place to live, work and play presented by the Post Falls Urban Renewal Agency, this video shows various aspects of the benefits of being in Post Falls and specifically in one of the six urban renewal districts.