Amite County Economic Development Agency

Find Amite County Mississippi 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.


Pike County Economic Development 1147 College Drive Summit MS 39666 21.6 miles from Amite County 601-276-3089


Jefferson County Economic Development 137 MEDGAR EVERS Blvd Fayette MS 39069 38.3 miles from Amite County 601-786-3150

Concordia Parish Economic Development Ste C, 112 Front St Vidalia LA 71373 44.5 miles from Amite County 318-336-3635

Vidalia Town Economic Development 2003 Billy Deal Ln Vidalia LA 71373 44.8 miles from Amite County 318-336-3266

Louisiana State Economic Development 45439 Live Oak Dr Hammond LA 70401 49.4 miles from Amite County 225-567-3111

Copiah County Economic Development 117 West Gallatin Street Hazlehurst MS 39083 51.1 miles from Amite County 601-894-4126

Louisiana State Economic Development 1051 North 3rd Street Baton Rouge LA 70802 56.7 miles from Amite County 225-342-0215

Ascension Parish Economic Development 828 South Irma Avenue Gonzales LA 70737 67.9 miles from Amite County 225-621-1144

St Tammany Parish Economic Development Ste 7, 21489 Koop Rd Mandeville LA 70471 70.3 miles from Amite County 985-809-7874

Sorrento Economic Development 6967 Louisiana 22 Sorrento LA 70778 71.9 miles from Amite County 225-675-1750

Lamar County Economic Development 403 Main Street Purvis MS 39475 81.9 miles from Amite County 601-794-1011

Clinton City Economic Development 200 West Leake Street Clinton MS 39056 83.1 miles from Amite County 601-824-3374

Jackson Economic Development 218 South President Street Jackson MS 39201 83.7 miles from Amite County 601-960-1055

Mississippi State Economic Development 550 High Street Jackson MS 39201 84.2 miles from Amite County 601-359-3797

Hinds County Economic Development 909 North President Street Jackson MS 39202 84.6 miles from Amite County 601-353-6056

Franklin Economic Development 513 Prairie Street Winnsboro LA 71295 85.7 miles from Amite County 318-435-5398

Brandon Economic Development 101 Service Drive Brandon MS 39042 87.1 miles from Amite County 601-825-5335

St Charles Parish Economic Development 15012 River Road Hahnville LA 70057 88.8 miles from Amite County 985-783-5140

Hattiesburg Economic Development 420 W Pine St Hattiesburg MS 39401 89.1 miles from Amite County 601-545-4001

Madison County Economic Development Ste 104, 623 Highland Colony Pkwy Ridgeland MS 39157 92.0 miles from Amite County 601-605-0368

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.