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The entrepreneurial spirit and unique business conditions in San Jose – Silicon Valley create an exceptional environment for new and emerging companies to grow and succeed on a global level. BusinessOwnerSpace.com is committed to supporting the companies that come here or grow here through innovative support services and incentives that encourage both established companies and start-ups to stay and grow in Silicon Valley.

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City of San Jose:

The City of San Jose has various resources for businesses – By supporting the innovative companies that locate here, San Jose continues to demonstrate its commitment to the long-term economic success of our existing and emerging industry sectors. Find out more at http://www.sjeconomy.com/locate/resources.asp

  • Business Cooperation Program:  The Business Cooperation Program provides businesses a rebate of up to 30% on the local portion of the State collected Use Tax subsequently remitted to the City on select purchases. For a flyer on the program or more information and details, contact the Office of Economic Development at 408.535.8178 or visit: http://www.sjeconomy.com/grow/businessassistance.asp
  • Special Tenant Improvement Program (STI):  The Special Tenant Improvement Program was established to encourage companies to locate in vacant buildings within industrial and R&D uses, as well as office space in the Downtown Core. The program offers expedited plan review and plan check. To learn more about the program contact the Building Department at 408-535-7781 or visit: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/building/STIlinks.asp.
  • Enterprise Zone:  Businesses located in the Enterprise Zone can receive state tax credits that can significantly reduce business-operating costs. Incentives include: Sales and Use Tax Credits, Hiring Tax Credits, Business Expense Deductions, Net Operating Loss Carryover and Net Interest Deduction for Lenders. To find out if you are eligible please contact the Office of Economic Development at 408-795-1813 or visit: http://www.sjeconomy.com/ez/.
  • Foreign Trade Zone:  The Foreign Trade Zone is a site within the U.S., where foreign and domestic merchandise is considered to be outside of U.S. Customs territory.  Merchandise can be imported into a Foreign Trade Zone without a formal Customs entry procedure or the payment of federal import duties.  The Foreign Trade Zone allows a user (an individual or business) to delay, reduce or eliminate duty payments on foreign merchandise that enters the Foreign Trade Zone. To find out more contact the Office of Economic Development at 408-535-8186 or visit: www.sjeconomy.com/ftz/

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