DC Government & SBA Representatives Talk DC Business Incentives
September 3rd, 2014
Last month, WDCEP’s “Entrepreneur Road Map” series focused on all of the incentives available for business owners seeking to open, relocate or expand to DC. From the DC Tech incentives, the Hub Zone, to the Great Streets program and the Revenue Bond program, the panelists walked attendees through how they can access these unique opportunities to help them succeed.
William Liggins, Director of the DC Revenue Bond Program, gave an overview of the DC Revenue Bond program, qualifications, and how companies can access the program. Liggins also shared success stories of local businesses who have benefited from the program.
Polina Bakhteiarov, Executive Director of the Great Streets program within the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, informed attendees of all of the business incentives available throu the DC government including the Great Streets Program, DC Tech Incentives, and the DigitalDC Tech Fund. Bakhteiarov explained in depth the Digital DC Tech Incentives, including the tax credits for retraining, wages, and relocation costs, as well as multiple tax credits and reductions.