Local Incentives and Taxes
Many federal, state and local incentives exist to stimulate local businesses in Wyandotte County. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas offers a number of incentives for local businesses. To learn more about Wyandotte County’s incentive offerings, contact:
Greg Kindle, WYEDC President
A CID is designed to finance public or private facilities, improvements or services within a designated area through revenue generated from a sales tax and/or property assessment initiated by the owners within the district. A CID allows up to a maximum 2% additional sales tax.
Provides a 5-year decreasing discount on increased or new electrical consumption for large power users. This incentive is available in Kansas City via the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) or through Evergy in Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.
The NRA provides a property tax rebate on the incremental increase in property taxes due to improvements made to a property on projects of $3 million investment or less. The investment must increase the assessed value by a minimum of 15%.. There are two facet...
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas is allowed by state statute to use Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRB) or Constitutional Exemption (EDX) for proposed development projects. State statute allows for up to a maximum of 10 years of tax abatement. The us...
Redevelopment tool that utilizes the incremental increase in property and/or sales tax to finance certain eligible expenses associated with the redevelopment project.
Wyandotte County has six Opportunity Zones, which are economically distressed areas designated for investment to spur new development. To learn more about these Zones, click here.