Tremont Offers Incentives for Businesses

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TREMONT, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) There is an incentive for businesses — tax breaks in Tremont.

Schuylkill County Commissioners want to bring more businesses to the county, specifically Tremont Township. in order to attract companies,

They’ve extended the “Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone” — an area where businesses get tax breaks for 10 years.

“Big Lots” has had success with this in Tremont. and now, the property across the street is available for new businesses.

George Halcovage Jr., Schuylkill County Commissioner told Eyewitness News “Not only do we want a boost for new companies coming in but we also want to make sure we help to take care of the companies we already have. that’s our goal, making sure we have a good work environment and good workforce.”

Businesses that set up shop in Tremont will be exempt from paying local property taxes and state corporate income

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