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Miami-Dade County - Targeted Jobs Incentive Fund

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeTax
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeThe Beacon Council
Incentive Initiation Date5/1/2005
Incentive Expiration Date9/30/2020
Incentive Size and Funding SourceMiami-Dade County will provide a qualifying company a property tax credit up to 1.7% of total real property capital investment or 1.15% of the tangible personal property capital investment. Incentives will be paid over a 6-year time period. The incentive award cannot exceed more than the revenue generated by the TJIF project over the same 6-year time period. All incentive disbursements will occur after jobs are created, capital investments are made and a qualifying company has paid taxes. Additional incentive opportunities for eligible real property and tangible personal property are as follows:
  • 17.5% of capital investment bonus for each new job if the Company is located in a Designated Priority Area.
  • 17.5% of capital investment bonus for each new job if the Company is a "Green Certified" business in Miami-Dade County.
  • 5% of capital investment bonus for companies that operate their businesses out of buildings or facilities that qualify as "green construction" or that incorporate an alternative energy system. Specifically, a company can receive a bonus of up to $1,000 if the company operates its business out of a building or facility which qualifies as "green construction" and is certified through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System by the Florida Green Building Council or by the U.S. Green Building Council; and an additional bonus of up to $500 if the company operates its business in a building or facility which incorporates energy generated by solar thermal, solar photovoltaics, fuel cells and/or co-generation. The alternative energy systems, with the exception of solar thermal, must be grid connected to the local utility in order to qualify.
  • 5% of capital investment bonus, if the company manufactures, installs or repairs solar thermal or photovoltaic systems.
Eligible RecipientNew or expanding businesses relocating to Miami-Dade County.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaTo be eligible new or expanding companies relocating to Miami-Dade County must create at least ten new jobs and make a capital improvement of at least $3 million. Qualifying industries include:
  • Advanced Manufacturing.
  • Aviation/Aerospace.
  • Clean Energy.
  • Financial/Professional Services.
  • Life Sciences.
  • Homeland Security/Defense.
  • Information Technology.
  • Creative Industries.
  • Global Logistics.
  • Corporate Headquarters.
Application Form(s)Application Form (PDF) (15 pp, 84K)
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