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Incentives and Taxes

Business can rest easy knowing they have located in a city and state that provides a low-cost, and stable pro-business environment. 

New, relocating or expanding companies may qualify for a variety of incentives and tax credits.  Our staff would be happy to create a custom package of personalized incentive and tax credit information tailored for your company's specific needs.   

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Local Taxation and Incentives

 Taxing Entity  Tax Levy Rate  Tax Rate per $1000
 Eagle City  0.0005737 $0.5737
Eagle Fire 0.001221 $1.221
Eagle Sewer 0.00001834 $0.01834
Ada County Highway District 0.0005973 $0.5973
Ada County 0.001745 $1.745
College of Western Idaho 0.00010484 $0.10484
Dry Creek Cemetery 0.00002518 $0.02518
Emergency Medical 0.00009980  $0.0998
Flood Control District 0.00008661  $0.08661
Mosquito Abatement 0.00001778  $0.01778
School District #2 0.001588  $1.588
Source:  Ada County Assessor's Dashboard

The City of Eagle has established policies and procedures for incentives in an effort to develop and expand the local economy by promoting and encouraging development and redevelopment projects that enhance the City's economic base and economic diversity and expand job opportunities. 

In furtherance of these objectives, the City will, on a case-by-case basis, give consideration upon request to providing economic incentives to applicants in accordance with the policies and procedures.  The policies and procedures are not intended to obligate the City to provide economic incentives to any applicant. The decision whether to approve or deny economic incentives for any applicant shall be at the discretion of the Council; no program or agreement is effective unless and until it is approved by the Council.

To be considered for incentives, a project must:
  • Result in an increased taxable value for the City in real property taxes and/or increased sales and use tax (excluding inventory and supplies);
  • Provide an overall positive economic benefit to the community;
  • Have a meaningful investment in the community; and
  • Result in new, high-quality or needed jobs within the City.
Incentives will be based on several qualifying factors, such as; project investment, the number of new jobs created or jobs retained, payroll wages, type of industry sector, and overall economic benefit to the community.  Any request for incentives must be approved by the Mayor and Eagle City Council.
State Taxation and Incentives

 Tax Type  Tax Rate
 Sales & Use Tax $6.5%
Tax on Services (telecommunications and utilities) None
Local Option Sales Tax None
Inventory Tax None
Business Income Tax 6.5%
Personal Income Tax 6.5% (top bracket)

Companies can also benefit from a variety of tax credits, incentives, exemptions, and workforce training grants.

Idaho Tax Reimbursement Incentive (TRI)
The Tax Reimbursement Incentive (TRI) is a performance-based incentive featuring 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 Idaho by adding new, qualifying jobs.  Learn More.

Data Center Sales Tax Exemption
New data centers choosing to locate in Idaho will be eligible for sales tax exemption on server equipment as well as construction materials used in the construction of the data center facility.  Learn More

Idaho Business Advantage

If your business invests at least $500,000 in new facilities and creates at least 10 jobs paying at least $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.  Learn More

Property Tax Exemption

Businesses investing at least $500,000 in new or existing non-retail, commercial or industrial facilities, may qualify for a full or partial property tax exemption for up to five years.  Learn More

Idaho College Savings Program Employer Tax Credit
Employers are eligible to receive a 20% tax credit for contributions made to an employee’s IDeal college savings account. The tax credit is capped at $500 per employee, per taxable year.  Learn More

Workforce Development Reimbursements

Receive up to $3,000 in cash reimbursements for the training of new, full-time employees or for helping retain employees facing permanent layoff through workforce development training reimbursements.  Learn More


State Incentive One-Sheet, click here

State Incentive Full-Manual, click here.

Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM)
The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission grant program funds commercialization research where university researchers and business experts partner together to bring viable technologies to market.

State Trade Expansion Program
The Idaho State Trade Expansion (STEP) Program is a grant that makes funds available to qualifying Idaho companies for international marketing campaigns to export their products. 

Contact us for a confidential assessment of your business needs and we’ll see what incentives and programs may work for you!