State Programs

For incentive information available through the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Tax Incentives (OTI), visit or contact the offices directly at 614-466-2317 or toll-free at 800-848-1300. They are responsible for managing the state's business development tax incentive programs and overseeing the administrative performance of various local property tax incentive programs.

  • Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program provides a refundable tax credit against a company's corporate franchise or income tax based on the state income tax withheld from new, full-time employees.
  • Ohio TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a technology-infused economy.
  • Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit provides a tax credit for the rehabilitation expenses to owners of qualified, historically significant buildings.
  • Ohio Site Inventory Program helps fill gaps in Ohio’s real estate inventory with real estate targeting near-term sector wins to ensure our state is more competitive for reactive site selection projects. The OSIP offers grants and low-interest loans to support speculative site and building development projects with no identified end user.

For the complete list of incentives offered through the Ohio Department of Development, visit the State Incentives web page.