Innovative Approaches to Economic Development

Wabash County has a proven track record in helping new and existing companies lower their costs, allowing them to focus more of their investment on growing their business. We find innovative and creative ways to fund economic development and have a large variety of state and local incentives to help make locating in Wabash County one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

The State of Indiana offers several types of tax credits to:

  • Support job creation and capital investment
  • Reward corporations that relocate their headquarters to Indiana
  • Encourage investments in former industrial facilities
  • Offset the costs of research and development
  • Assist with employee training

In addition to these and other tax credits, the state also makes grants available to assist with training needs and to help with off-site infrastructure improvements needed to serve a proposed project.

Wabash County and its cities and towns are also “all in” and providing a number of local incentives, including:

  • County Economic Development Income Tax (CEDIT) assistance
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts
  • Property tax phase-in or abatement
  • Industrial revenue and other types of bonds
  • Assistance with land and site improvements
  • Various local tax incentives
  • Assistance with state and local permitting
  • Residential tax abatements
  • Site location and building assistance with select sites

Bring us your ideas! We take a creative approach to economic development and will explore any and all options to help you make Wabash County your new home.