Establishing enterprise zones in Maryland
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StatementRichard Frankhouser, Thomas Saquella.
SeriesLand Policy Roundtable basic concepts series -- number 106
ContributionsSaquella, Thomas., Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
The Physical Object
PaginationCambridge, Mass. :
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Open LibraryOL13892746M

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BALTIMORE, MD (J ) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has approved the designation, redesignation, and expansion of five enterprise zones in the state. Talbot County and the Town of Easton, Anne Arundel County, and Montgomery County’s Burtonsville and Briggs Chaney areas have been designated as new enterprise zones. SB Maryland Health Improvement & Disparities Reduction Act of •In SB , the Health Improvement and Disparities Reduction Act was singed into law, establishing the Health Enterprise Zones and providing $4 million per year for 4 years to support the HEZs •As legislatively mandated, the purpose of establishing Health Enterprise. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO studied the enterprise zone program in Maryland to identify issues for the possible development of a federal program, focusing on: (1) program cost offsets; (2) employment growth; (3) program effects on workers; (4) reductions in welfare dependence; and (5) the effectiveness of tax incentives and other local development found that: (1.   In the next month or so, Maryland will announce the location of its four Health Enterprise Zones (HEZs).

health enterprise zones (hezs) Jointly administered by the Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) and Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), the HEZ Initiative is a four-year pilot program with a budget of $4 million per year.   The Maryland Department of Commerce has approved a Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone, or RISE Zone, around Morgan State University in Baltimore City; Montgomery College’s Germantown campus; and Salisbury University in Wicomico County.. The designations aim to spur economic development and job creation by allowing commercial and industrial businesses that . The Enterprise Zone program is a joint effort between the state and local governments to provide tax incentives and credits to underserved areas to encourage new development, jobs and growth. The designation provides the selected areas with real property and state income tax credits for businesses. If a firm relocates from one site in Maryland into an enterprise zone, its base employment remains the same as it was at the previous site. However, if the firm's total employment increases, then the new positions may be eligible for either enterprise zone income tax credit.

In keeping with Governor Larry Hogan’s goal to make Maryland’s Opportunity Zones the most competitive and attractive in the nation, the State of Maryland will support Opportunity Zone investment and projects through a wide variety of proven and effective resources can assist with all phases of development for a wide variety of projects. Enterprise Zones The EZ program provides real property and state income tax credits for businesses located in a Maryland Enterprise Zone in return for job creation and investments. BRAC Zones (3) Enterprise Zones (4) Enterprise Zone Focus Areas (5) Sustainable Communities (6) One Maryland Jurisdictions (7) Empowerment Zones (8) Foreign Trade Zones (9) Heritage Areas (10) Designated Transit Oriented Development -TOD Areas (11) RISE Zones (12) Arts And Entertainment Districts - Point (13).   Based on Enterprise Zone Publishing to the public requires approval The State of Maryland Enterprise Zone Program was established in as an economic development tool to stimulate job creation and business investment through the use of real property tax and employment tax credits in specific areas of the state.