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Tax highlights. The city will work with you to reduce taxes and other costs of doing business.

  • Property Tax limited to 1% + voter approved assessments

  • No inventory tax, no inheritance tax

  • Tax credits for investment and new hires

  • Taxpayer-funded initiatives to improve operating environment

 

Local Taxes & Licenses

Source: Merced Finance Department (www.cityofmerced.org/depts/finance/default.asp), Merced County Assessor's Office(www.co.merced.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=59) (April 2020).

 

State Taxes

Source: California Employment Development Department, 2020 California Employer's Guide (DE-44) (www.edd.ca.gov/employer.asp); California Franchise Tax Board (www.ftb.ca.gov); California Department of Industrial Relations (www.dir.ca.gov/) California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/) (April 2020).

 
 

Employment Taxes

Source: California Employment Development Department, 2020 California Employer's Guide (DE-44), (www.edd.ca.gov/employer.asp) (April 2020).

State & Federal Tax Credits for Businesses

More about Tax Credits: Incentives & Financing

Tax Credits for Investment

  • California Competes

  • California Research Credit

  • Manufacturers’ Investment Credit

  • Opportunity Zones (Merced has 7)

  • Sales and Use Tax Exclusion (Alternative Energy & Transportation; Manufacturing & R&D)

Tax Credits for Hiring/Training

  • California Competes

  • New Employment Credit

VISIT

City of Merced

Office of Economic Development

678 W 18th St. Merced, CA 95340

City Site: www.cityofmerced.org

CALL

800-723-4788 Toll Free

209-385-6827 Phone

209-723-1780 Fax

CONTACT

Frank Quintero

Director of Economic Development

quinterof@cityofmerced.org

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