Empire Zones (EZ) are specified areas in Tech Valley that offer special incentives for economic development, business investment and job creation.
Businesses that locate or expand in one of Tech Valley’s 21 Empire Zones
are eligible to receive significant tax credits and benefits including sales tax exemptions and real property and business tax credits.
Additional benefits include wage tax credit, investment tax and employment incentives credit, new business refund, utility rate savings and zone capital credit.
For more information on Empire Zone tax incentives visit the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
If your business is located in an EZ, or if you are interested in relocating to an EZ, please contact your local Zone Coordinator below or the Empire State Development
Adore Flynn Kurtz
Essex County/Moriah-Port Henry