What is the purpose for an enterprise zone?

The Illinois Enterprise Zone Program is designed to stimulate economic growth and neighborhood revitalization in economically depressed areas of the state through state and local tax incentives, regulatory relief and improved governmental services. 

What qualifies as “building materials” eligible for the sales tax deduction?

Building materials that are eligible for the enterprise zone sales tax deduction include items that are permanently affixed to real property such as lumber, mortar, glued-down carpets, paint, wallpaper and similar affixed items.

What is the enterprise zone property tax abatement incentive?

The Revenue Act 35 ILCS 200/18- 170, as amended provides that any taxing district may order the county clerk to abate (that is, to give up) any portion of its taxes on real property, or on any particular class thereof, located within a zone and upon which new improvements have been constructed or upon which existing improvements have been renovated or rehabilitated.

Who is Macomb/Bushnell’s designated Zone Administrator?

Kim Pierce, Executive Director of MAEDCO – 309/837-4684

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