Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.
Industrial Development Agency
Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.
Local Development Corporation
Since its inception in 2012, we’ve assisted not-for-profit organizations in securing tax-exempt bond financing benefits totaling over $400 million—at no cost or risk to the taxpayers of Westchester County.
Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.
Element 46 Incubator
The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.
Minority and Women-Owned Business Program
Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.
This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.
Service-Disabled Veteran - Owned Business Program
Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.
Disadvantaged Business Program
This federally regulated program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.