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LED to Host Business Incentives Clinic and Seminar at JEDCO

The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) is pleased to invite you to a day of informational classes on state incentive programs. Louisiana Economic Development (LED) will host the Business Incentives Seminar and Clinic on May 9th at the JEDCO administrative office in Avondale.

In this class, you will learn about a number of programs that can aid your business in Jefferson Parish, including:

  • Angel Investor Tax
  • Small Business Loan and Guaranty Program (SSBCI)
  • Industrial Tax Exemption Program
  • Restoration Tax Abatement Program
  • Quality Jobs Program
  • Enterprise Zone Program

Not only will you gain valuable insight into incentive programs, but you will also have access to information about the Louisiana Workforce Commission and the Louisiana Department of Revenue. In this class, Program Administrators will instruct participants in the completion of the Enterprise Zone Program Employee Certification Report (ECR) and/or the Quality Jobs Program Annual Certification Report (ACR). Please bring the following items needed to complete your ECR or ACR.

What you need to bring for the Enterprise Zone ECR

  • Enterprise Zone Contract or executed Project Completion Report (for Contract Effective Date)
  • ECR Average Calculation Worksheet, one for each reporting period
  • List of Employees the date prior to the Contract Effective Date
  • ES4/SUTA Reports for each quarter of each reporting period showing the number of monthly jobs

What you need to bring for the Quality Jobs ACR

  • Certification of Primary Qualification
  • Annual Rebate Spreadsheet
  • Baseline Report
  • Complete ES4/SUTA’s for filing period
  • If requesting sales tax rebates, bring materials included under the Enterprise Zone ECR

Please join JEDCO and LED on May 9th at the JEDCO offices (700 Churchill Parkway Avondale, La 70094) from 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Marylyn Friedkin with Louisiana Economic Development at (225) 342-9228 or email her at Marylyn.Friedkin@LA.GOV.

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