Financial Advantages & Incentives

There is a wealth of economic opportunity available for business owners who choose to partner with Mississippi Choctaw! As a sovereign nation, we are free from many of the financial constraints as well as zoning and permitting regulations that are barriers to moving quickly to start or relocate a business operation.

 

The U.S. Government has established several federal incentives to encourage successful business investment on Tribal lands.  Mississippi Choctaw has also created additional incentives to speed up the process of establishing a new business and help to further reduce operating costs. Our Office of Economic Development will advise you on the advantages offered to businesses on Tribal lands and will work with you every step of the way to ensure a seamless process.

U.S. Government Incentives & Advantages:

Accelerated Depreciation

Indian Employment Tax Credits

Direct Environmental Permitting

Access to Loan Guarantee Programs

Eligibility for New Markets Tax Credits

Access to Infrastructure Grants

Tax-exempt Bonding Authority

SBA Native 8(a) Program

HUBZone Eligibility

Foreign Trade Zone Eligibility

Mississippi Choctaw Incentives & Advantages:

No Property Taxes

Five Established Industrial Parks

Four Move-in Ready Industrial Facilities

On-site, Custom Workforce Training Programs

Two Opportunity Zones

Favorable Labor Laws

In-house Construction Permitting

No Zoning Regulations

Access to Minority Business Certification Program

Mississippi Choctaw also maintains positive relationships with state and local economic development entities that may have additional incentives or programs to support economic development on Tribal lands.

TOP 10

CHOCTAW ADVANTAGES

Low Costs of Labor, Land, and Facilities

Social Impact Investing

Unique Business Model

Sovereign Nation Status

Unencumbered Federal Trust Lands

Unique Federal Incentives

Innovative Public-Private Partnerships

Ease of Doing Business

Access to Multiple Financing Options

Commitment to Workforce Development

John Hendrix
Director of Economic Development

601.650.1607
jhendrix@choctaw.org

Office of Economic Development
375 Industrial Road | STE 2
Choctaw, MS 39350

Tribal Businesses