State Incentive Programs

A variety of targeted incentive programs are offered by the State including tax credits, exemptions, and reimbursements, as well as workforce training and education. The staff at EDD can be your guide to understanding which programs you may qualify for and put you in touch with the appropriate people at the State to discuss them more fully.

Tax Credits
  • Research Expense Credit
  • Super R&D Credit
  • High-Tech Investment Tax Credit
  • Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit
Tax Exemptions
  • Biotechnology Sales Tax Exemption
  • Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemption
Tax Reimbursements
  • Employment Tax Increment Financing (ETIF)
  • Workforce Development
  • Governors Training Initiative - Training cost reimbursement for new hires and incumbent workers
  • Maine Quality Centers - Custom workforce education