Section 41-23-20 through Section 41-23-32, Code of Alabama 1975
Enterprise Zone Coordinator
401 Adams Avenue
P.O. Box 5690
The Alabama Enterprise Zone Program provides certain tax incentives to corporations, partnerships, and proprietorships that locate or expand within designated Enterprise Zones. In addition to state-level tax incentives, businesses may also receive local tax and non-tax incentives for locating or expanding within a designated Enterprise Zone.
The qualifying Enterprise Zones have been updated pursuant to the Alabama Incentives Modernization Act, Act 2019-392, to include any targeted or jumpstart county. For an updated list on the qualifying Enterprise Zones, please click here.
Section 5 of the Alabama Enterprise Zone Program offers the following tax incentives:
Maximum credit of up to $2,500 per new permanent employee and is calculated using one or more of the following:
Credits are to be used in the year earned with any remainder available to be applied against income or business privilege tax liabilities for the succeeding two years.
Section 11 of the Alabama Enterprise Zone Program offers exemptions (subject to approval by the advisory council and the governor of Alabama) from the following:
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is the administering agency for this incentive. All inquiries regarding the qualifications should be addressed to ADECA’s Enterprise Zone Coordinator.