Guernsey County offers three local tax incentive programs designed to supplement state tax incentives, depending on the location and type of your business.
Community Re-investment Area
The Community Re-investment Area includes the city of Cambridge and portions of Guernsey County.
Rural Enterprise Zone
The Rural Enterprise Zone includes all Guernsey County Townships and the City of Cambridge and the Village of Byesville.
Foreign Trade Zone
The Foreign Trade Zone area includes 130 of the 217-acre D.O. Hall Business Park.
The State of Ohio offers several loan and grant opportunities attractive to business development. These may be accessed through initial contact with the Community Improvement Corporation or Port Authority. We will act as your liaison with the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, which is the outreach organization for JobsOhio. This team will ensure that you are apprised of all incentive and loan programs available at the State level, to include: Job Creation Tax Credits, 166 Direct Loans, and training grants to name a few. Information regarding these programs is posted on the Jobs Ohio web site at www.jobsohio.com State or local application fees may be applicable for some programs.