18833 Economic Development Agency

Find 18833 economic development agencies, departments and corporations. Economic development agencies provide information on resources for economic growth through the expansion of local businesses and by attracting new business and tourism.


Pittston Economic Development 1151 Oak Street Pittston PA 18640 42.1 miles from 18833 570-655-5581


Union Economic Development 3111 East Main Street Endicott NY 13760 42.4 miles from 18833 607-786-2945

Union County Economic Development 155 N 15th St Lewisburg PA 17837 49.0 miles from 18833 570-524-3852

Hazleton Economic Development 40 North Church Street Hazleton PA 18201 51.5 miles from 18833 570-459-4947

What is a tax abatement?

A tax abatement is an agreement between a business and a taxing entity, such as a state, county, or local government, which provides a temporary tax reduction for a business that expands or makes physical improvements. Typically, the additional property taxes that would have been levied as a result of the business expansion or improvement are forgiven for a specified period of time. Businesses are sometimes offered tax abatements as a way to encourage expansion and investment.

What is the difference between an Economic Development Agency and an Economic Development Commission?

An Economic Development Agency is an agency of the government staffed by professional employees who implement the programs and services of the agency. An Economic Development Commission usually refers to an appointed board that serves as an advisor on economic policy. Economic Development Commissions are common at the county and local levels of government.

What do I need to do to start a new business?

Most Economic Development Agencies have a staff person or office to help prospective business owners to understand how to register their business and obtain any necessary licensing.