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Detroit welcomes businesses from around the world and around the block by offering a variety of financial resources and incentives. These programs are specifically targeted to inspire economic growth for relocating or expanding businesses. From tax abatements and Brownfield plans to workforce development training, Detroit offers the solutions businesses need to be successful.


To apply for a tax incentive from the City of Detroit, please initiate the process by filling out the DEGC’s project intake form.  The form includes submission of a proforma.  You may utilize the MEDC’s standard form or provide your own.  The submitted proforma must be in a dynamic excel document with working formulas, not hard coded numbers. Upon completion of the form, you will be contacted within a two days to discuss the next steps. Please be aware that all tax incentives requests in the City of Detroit are subject to a financial review for incentive necessity and final review by city council.