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Economic Incentives

MCEDC provides assistance with Municipal, County, Regional and State incentives and financial assistance programs.

State Programs

Illinois Department of Commerce:

Illinois offers a competitive range of incentives for locating and expanding your business, including tax credits and exemptions that encourage business growth and job creation. Additional grant programs and access to loans can assist your business with working capital, machinery and equipment, land acquisition, building construction and public infrastructure improvements. And for those looking to invest in Illinois companies, early stage investment incentives are also available.

Employ Illinois Programs:

The EMPLOY ILLINOIS: BUSINESS program stimulates small business and job creation by financing the start-up and expansion of Illinois businesses. Loans are provided at below-market interest rates in partnership with Illinois lenders. The interest savings frees up capital to be reinvested in your business

Illinois Dept. of Transportation:

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Stats & Facts

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