The Kansas Department of Commerce
Business and Community Development Assistance staff oversees a variety of incentive and service programs for the Business Development Division.
Staff works closely with the Business Development Retention and Expansion and Recruitment project managers to help you understand program requirements and provide the necessary forms and detailed technical assistance to participate in Kansas business incentives. Programs include:
- Matching Loan Programs - Is your business woman or minority-owned? Rural? These loans from NetWork Kansas are designed to support private capital by providing matching funds to assist startups and exiting businesses that are expanding.
- Disabled Access Credit - A federal business tax credit in the amount equal to 50 percent of such expenditures or the amount of $10,000, whichever is less, for the purpose of making a building/facility accessible. must conform to Title I and III of Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 USCA 12101 et seq., and 28 CFR Part 36 and 29 CFR 1630 et seq.
- Job creation tax credits
- Investment tax credits
- Sales tax project exemptions
- Revolving loan funds for local infrastructure projects
- "Forgivable" and interest-bearing loans for certain types of new and existing businesses