Tax incentives are available to Maryland businesses through the following Maryland Department of Commerce programs:
Eligible Business Activities
To qualify a business must be primarily engaged in:
A business may also be engaged in the operation of entertainment, recreation, cultural or tourism related activities in a multi-use facility located within a revitalization area if the facility generates a minimum of 1,000 new full-time equivalent filled positions in a 2-year period.
Job Creation Tax Credit Priority Funding Areas
A business that locates or expands in a “Priority Funding Area” must only create a minimum of 25 new positions to qualify for the Job Creation Tax Credit. A “priority funding area” is defined for the purposes of the Job Creation Tax Credit as: