Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado

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Enterprise Zone - Contribution Tax Credits

One of the Enterprise Zone credits pertains to designating a project or organization as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project. There are about 27 Enterprise Zone Contribution Projects currently designated in Southwest Colorado. This designation allows contributors of approved projects to receive a 25% State Tax Credit for cash donations to that Enterprise Zone Project and a 12.5% State Tax Credit for in-kind contributions. Click here to view list of current approved projects.

For contributions to be eligible for the Contribution Tax credit they must:

Projects are limited to $3 million cash and/or $6 million in-kind in Enterprise Zone donations per year.

Becoming a designated EZ Project

Eligible projects include:

Steps for Designation

Please click here to view all steps for designation.

For any questions please contact Region 9.

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