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Texas Business Incentives & Programs Overview Handbook

April 12, 2017

Category: Incentives

Texas Business Incentives & Programs Overview Handbook



Explore additional opportunities through the Texas' incentive programs. The Texas Wide Open for Business handbook covers each one with a brief overview to help you quickly identify applicable programs for your business. It also includes the links to each program's online site so that you can further investigate the criteria and the process of applying for them. 

Incentives discussed within the handbook include:

  • Texas Enterprise Fund
  • Skills Development Fund
  • Self-Sufficiency Fund
  • Texas Enterprise Zone Program
  • Governor’s University Research Initiative
  • Texas Capital Fund Infrastructure / Real Estate Programs
  • State Sales and Use Tax Exemptions
  • Franchise Tax Deduction for Business Relocation
  • Chapter 380 /381 Economic Development Agreements
  • Texas Leverage Fund  Event Trust Funds
  • Bonds: Sales Tax, Exempt-Facility and Tax-Exempt Industrial Revenue
  • Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant Program (DEAAG)
  • Texas Military Value Revolving Loan Fund
  • Texas Product Development & Small Business Incubator Fund (PDSBI)
  • Research & Development Tax Credit
  • Texas Economic Development Act
  • Ad Valorem/Property Tax Exemption
  • Renewable Energy Incentives
  • Permit Assistance
  • Moving Image Industry Incentive Program
  • Cancer Prevention and Research General Obligation Bonds
  • Economic Development and Diversification In-State Tuition for Employees



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Winnsboro, Texas has been designated as a Preserve America Community since 2005, a program which recognizes communities that:

  • protect and celebrate their heritage
  • use their historic assets for economic development and community revitalization
  • encourage people to experience and appreciate local historic resources through education and heritage tourism programs