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Business Incentives & Assistance

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Fee Reduction Incentives

The purpose of the City of Roswell Economic Development Incentive Policy is to provide incentives for the retention and/or expansion of existing businesses located within the City of Roswell and to encourage the location or relocation of new targeted businesses within the City. The appropriate purpose and use of incentives is to broaden and diversify the tax base, create new job opportunities for the citizens of the City of Roswell, and promote the economic growth and welfare of the City. This policy is intended to complement incentive programs offered by the State of Georgia.
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Freeport Exemptions (Inventory)

Roswell voters have elected to exempt the following types of commercial and industrial inventory:
  • Raw materials and goods-in-process of manufacture or production – 100% exemption
  • Finished goods produced in Georgia within the last 12 months – 100% exemption
  • Finished goods stored in Georgia within the last 12 months and destined for shipment out-of-state – 100% exemption
Distribution centers and warehouse inventories are exempt from property taxes if the inventory is destined to be shipped out of the state.

Detailed information on Georgia's Freeport Law

on Freeport Exemptions