Incentives

As a business looking to expand in Colorado, we’ve got your back with these tax credit, funding, and job training programs to support your growth and expansion.

Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit: This program provides a state income tax credit equal to 50% of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) paid by the business on the net new job growth for each calendar year in the credit period.

Location Neutral Employment Incentive: This program provides companies that will be approved for a Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit with an additional cash incentive for each remote worker employed in an eligible rural county.

Strategic Fund Incentive: This incentive gives a cash payment to companies that create and maintain new permanent jobs in Colorado for one year.

Skill Advance Colorado Job Training Grant: A customized job training program that focuses on companies relocating to or expanding in Colorado and provides funds to net new hires.

Advanced Industries Accelerator Program: These programs support job creation and innovation for businesses creating advanced technologies and operating in one of Colorado’s seven advanced industries.

Rural Jump-Start Tax CreditThis tax credit helps new businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas and hire new employees.

Enterprise Zone Program: In designated enterprise zones, businesses are eligible for state income tax credits and sales and use tax exemptions for specific business investments.

We offer over 100 programs and funding opportunities to businesses within our state. Review our full directory of programs to get insight into the support we can provide your business after you have chosen Colorado as your home.