Burke County Development Authority. 241 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830, Office: 706.554.2923,  Fax: 706.554.7091

Generating attractive tax advantages

#1 State for Business,
#1 County for Business Energy

Site Selection magazine rated Georgia’s business climate #1 in the nation for 3 years in a row (2013, 2014, 2015).

In addition to competitive utility rates, advantageous geographical location, and a robust labor force, sites in Burke County also come with aggressive, customized incentives packages. 

Examples of these incentives include:


Maximum State Job Tax Credit

State Port Tax Credit

State Investment Tax Credit

Georgia QuickStart Training Program

Georgia Department of Labor
Customized Recruitment

HOPE Scholarship

Sales and Use Tax Exemption

Freeport Tax Exemptions

Local Property Tax Abatements

Local Job Creation Grant

Local Infrastructure /
Site Improvement Grants

Reduction in Local Fees


Talk to us today. Let our development team energize your project with ideas, incentive possibilities and much more. We never forget our most important job: to help you generate business growth.

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