Office of Economic Development | 101 Industrial Road Choctaw, MS 39350 | 601.656.5251 |

Economic Development Financial Resources and Incentives

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Abundant advantages.

Cost savings. Tax incentives. Loan opportunities. An educated, well-trained, motivated workforce. All here in business-friendly Mississippi. With the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, you can get the benefits of international outsourcing right here in the United States—and much more.

Under the United States Constitution, Indian tribes are recognized as sovereign nations with their own laws and regulations, which offer many advantages to companies like yours. In addition, the US government has enacted a broad array of financial incentives to encourage investment on tribal lands. Consequently, a venture with MBCI can enable you to:
  • Lower your cost of doing business.
  • Expand your business faster.
  • Reduce your cost of capital.
  • Take advantage of federal incentives.


Here are some of the ways:

  • No Property Taxes
  • Indian Employment Tax Credits
  • Accelerated Depreciation
  • Favorable Labor Laws
  • Direct Environmental Permitting
  • In-house Construction Permitting
  • No Zoning Regulations
  • Loan Guarantee Programs
  • Eligibility for New Markets Tax Credits
  • Infrastructure Grants
  • Tax-exempt Bonding Authority
  • SBA 8(a) Program
  • HUBZone Eligibility
  • Empowerment Zone Eligibility
  • Foreign Trade Zone Eligibility
  • The Growth and Prosperity Program (“GAP”)
  • Jobs Tax Credit
  • Rural Economic Development (“RED”) Credit
  • Existing Manufacturer Tax Credit
  • Research and Development Jobs Credit
  • National or Regional Headquarters Jobs Credit
  • Skills Training Tax Credit
  • Minority Business Certification Program
  • The Mississippi Business Enterprise Loan Program
  • The Minority Business Micro Loan Program
  • The Mississippi Capital Access Program (“MS CAP”)
  • Minority Surety Bond Guaranty Program
  • Small Business Assistance Loan Program
  • Rural Impact Fund Loan Program
  • Job Protection Loan Program
  • Business Incubator Loan Program

Cost savings. Tax incentives. Loan opportunities. Find out how this will benefit your company. Contact us at 601-650-1605 or


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