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Quality Jobs Incentive Program

Incentives to Qualifying Businesses Making New Payroll Investments of $2.5 Million or More.

Oklahoma’s successful Quality Jobs incentive program promotes job growth and helps improve your company’s bottom line by injecting cash back into your business as you expand and create new jobs in Oklahoma. The Quality Jobs program provides a cash payment to companies that create well-paying jobs and promote economic development.

10-year Cash Incentive

This program provides quarterly cash payments up to 5% of new payrolls for up to 10 years. Companies must achieve an average wage threshold and $2.5 million in new annual payrolls within three years to qualify. Companies must offer basic health insurance to employees. In some cases, qualifying companies must also attain 75% out-of-state sales.

Analysis and assistance at no cost

Call us today at 800-588-5959 and we’ll get started on a cost/benefit analysis for your business. After your preliminary assessment, we can assist you with the application process.

Get comprehensive, up-to-date information on Oklahoma’s business incentives and taxes.

Special Incentive Areas

Automatic 5% Areas

In certain counties designated as economically challenged, a 5% net benefit rate automatically applies.

Opportunity Zones

Quality Jobs Program minimum wage requirements do not apply to Opportunity Zones.

Enterprise Zones

The Investment/New Jobs Tax Credit Package doubles in Enterprise Zones.

Incentives Map

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The materials contained on this website have been prepared by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal or tax advice. This information is subject to change based on judicial interpretation and legislative action. The application of the information is subject to your unique facts and circumstances. YOU SHOULD NOT ACT UPON ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THESE MATERIALS WITHOUT SEEKING YOUR OWN PROFESSIONAL LEGAL AND TAX ADVICE.

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