Allegany County, MD
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County 8-25-2016 by Bill No. 4-16, effective 10-1-2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 300-1 Applicability of program.

A company wishing to locate in Allegany County may apply for an Allegany County economic development incentive, as provided for herein.

§ 300-2 Qualification.

To qualify, a company must be a new company to Allegany County providing new employment; provided, however, that the incentive shall not apply to the following businesses or industries:
Tourist or convention services;
Restaurants; and
Financial and insurance institutions (except for information technology or data processing operations).
To qualify for the tax credit, the company must employ at least three new full-time employees, which cannot include owners of the company or principals of the company. Employees must reside in Allegany County within one year of their hire and must be residents of Allegany County at the time the credit is received by the company.

§ 300-3 Employment incentive.

The employer shall be entitled to the following incentives:
For three to 10 new full time employees: $3,000 per employee.
For each full-time employee in excess of 10: $2,000 per employee up to 25 employees.
The company must apply for the credit and prove that the employee is full-time (working in excess of 35 hours per week), has been on the payroll for at least one year, and is residing in Allegany County at the time the credit is to be paid. Minimum salary for the incentive award is to be $45,000 per year.

§ 300-4 Additional terms and conditions.

Companies, to be eligible, must be new companies to Allegany County.

§ 300-5 Enforceability and regulations.

The Allegany County Commissioners, from time to time, shall promulgate regulations to carry out the terms and conditions of this incentive program.

§ 300-6 Effective date.

This incentive program shall become effective October 1, 2016.