45-125 Smurr Street, Ste. A
Indio, CA 92201
The Enterprise Zone is a geographic area designated by the State as being eligible for State Income Tax credits and other financial incentives. These benefits are only available to companies within the Zone and are offered to encourage business growth and job creation. This innovative partnership between State, local government and private business is very successful, saving businesses on their taxes and creating jobs in underserved areas of our state.
Is your business in the Zone?
The Coachella Valley Enterprise Zone includes over 56 square miles in size and includes the areas of Thousand Palms, Indio, Coachella, Thermal and Mecca. If you are not sure if you are in the Zone, please check our Map or call the Zone office at 760-391-5176 with your address. We can tell you if you are eligible for the Zone's many benefits.
What are the major benefits?
- A State Income Tax credit ,up to $37,000, to employers for each qualified employee hired and pretained. Based on the wages paid to the employee.
- State Income Tax credits for Sales or Use Taxes on up to $20 million in purchases of qualified new equipment each year.
- Lender interest income deductions for loans made to Zone businesses.
- Preference Points on bids for State contracts.
The Coachella Valley is one of the fastest growing regions in
Southern California, and offers an ideal location to live, work and play!