Colorado offers many incentives for entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes. 

  • Strategic Fund Incentive
    Supports and encourages new business development, expansions and relocations that have generated new jobs throughout the state.
  • Enterprise Zone Tax Credits
    Provides tax incentives to encourage businesses to locate and expand in designated economically distressed areas.
  • Local Government Incentives
    Local governments can provide property tax credits or incentive payments based on the amount of increased property taxes for qualifying new business activity.
  • Rural Jump-Start Program
    New Businesses and New Hires that locate in a Rural Jump-Start zone receive tax relief for up to eight years.
  • Sales and Use Tax Refund
    The state of Colorado provides industry‐specific tax relief from the Colorado sales and use tax to promote economic development.

Other Incentive Programs