Business owners or residents located within the Enterprise Zone are encouraged to keep receipts for any major equipment and machinery purchases made during the past six months, or receipts from new construction or renovation/remodeling projects completed, as they may be eligible for sales tax reimbursements.
The Indian River County/City of Vero Beach Enterprise Zone is a 4.5 square mile area that includes properties in and around the Vero Beach Municipal Airport plus the adjacent Gifford community. A detailed map of the area is available on the Chamber’s website http://www.indianriverchamber.com.
Manufacturers and owners of printing companies will learn more about tax benefits related to electricity or fuels used in production, equipment purchases made to increase production, and credits for research and development activities.
The free Enterprise Zone workshop will go into detail on each the programs, help you fill out the applications for sales tax refunds and credits, and identify what items are considered eligible expenses. A representative from Ryan tax consulting services http://www.ryan.com/
The workshop is scheduled for Thursday, October 27, from 9:00am to 11:00am, in Training Room 230-Building A of the County Administration complex. There is no cost to attend, though seating is limited. Reservations should be made by Tuesday, October 25. For reservations or more information on the Enterprise Zone program, please call Helene Caseltine at the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce http://indianriverchamber.com/
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The Indian River County Chamber represents hundreds of businesses providing our members and the community with valuable services to keep our county competitive into the next century.