Tax abatement is available in Guernsey County to qualifying commercial and industrial firms through either the Rural Enterprise Zone or Community Reinvestment Area program. The amount and length of tax abatement availability is based on capital improvements for real estate or equipment and/or job creation or retention.
Qualifying businesses include manufacturing, warehousing, research/development or distribution.
Retail businesses may qualify under the Community Reinvestment Area program. Agreement must be negotiated prior to investment being made.