Tools for Business

Local Assistance

Clinch County wants your business! We want to make it happen...let us help.

Our offerings include:
  • Revolving Loan Funds
  • Freeport Exemption
  • Engineering Services Assistance
  • New Market Tax Credit

Each project is different, contact Debbie Barber today to discuss what we can do for you.

Georgia Competitve Advantages

We are lucky to live in Georgia. The State offers many business advantages. Georgia has numerous tax credits and incentives for qualifying businesses. Check them out:
  • Job Tax Credit
  • Quality Jobs Tax Credit
  • Port Tax Credit Bonus
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit
  • Mega Project Tax Credit
  • Investment Tax Credit
  • Optional Investment Tax Credit
  • Research and Development Tax Credit
  • Retraining Tax Credit
  • Child-Care Tax Credit
  • Film, Television and Digital Entertainment Tax Credit

Because Clinch County is considered a Tier One community and listed in the Bottom 40, there are special programs and provisions available to businesses in our community. One of which is a Jobs Tax Credit of $4,000 for two or more jobs created for up to five years. Another is a 3% investment tax credit. You can find out more information on Georgia’s tax credits here.

Workforce Development and Training

Clinch County is a Certified Work Ready Community and is working on becoming a Certified Literate Community in Progress. These two distinctions speak to the quality of workforce here.

Educational institutions are located within communiting distance of Clinch County for the continued education of your workforce:

Georgia Hiring and Training Assistance:
For information of Georgia Workforce Initiatives, click here.

Other Assistance Programs

Clinch County can help you access federal programs and direct financial assistance offered by local and regional economic development entities. Some of these programs include:
  • USDA Business and Industry Loan Guarantees
  • USDA Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants
  • Entrepreneur and Small Business Loan (ESB) Guarantee Program
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans
  • Workforce Investment Act
  • Southern Georgia Regional Commission