A hub for global and family-owned firms, innovative industry leaders and start-up companies, manufacturers and logistics businesses, Racine County offers a welcoming and robust business community.
Businesses in Racine County enjoy the advantages of proximity to Chicago and Milwaukee, and access to the more than 1 million workers within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, without the high cost of doing business there.
RCEDC and its partners provide Racine County businesses with almost every service needed to complete an expansion, relocation, financing, or workforce development project. Its dedicated staff is committed to meeting the needs of Racine County businesses and companies interested in expanding or locating in the Chicago-Milwaukee Corridor.
The Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit essentially eliminates the tax on qualified income from manufacturing activity in the state by providing a 7.5% credit on corporate income. The current state tax on corporate income is 7.9%. This credit is direct and non-competitive.
Business Development Tax Credits supports job creation, capital investment, training and the location or retention of corporate headquarters by providing companies with refundable tax credits that can help to reduce their Wisconsin state income tax liability or provide a refund.