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Tax Breaks and Saving Money

There are several incentive programs in Oakland that can help save money for businesses who operate and hire within certain areas, use energy efficient equipment and more.


Enterprize Zones - Ways to Reduce State Taxes
Businesses from small to large located in a designated Enterprise Zone (EZ) are eligible for tens of thousands of tax credits for hiring, equipment purchases, property depreciation, and more!

Learn whether you are in a zone, and get program details:
EZ Oakland website


PG&E  - Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives
Businesses can get rebates, cash incentives and technical support by installing energy efficient equipment, lighting, and more.  Programs available for existing properties and new construction.
Learn more on the PG&E website.


Federal Government  - Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives
The federal government also offers tax incentives for varies energy efficiency activities.
Learn more on the Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP) website.


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