Border Cities Enterprise Zone Program

The Border-Cities Enterprise Zone Program provides business tax credits (property tax credits, debt financing credit on new construction, sales tax credit on construction equipment and materials, and new or existing employee credits) to qualifying businesses that are the source of investment, development, and job creation or retention in the Border-Cities Enterprise Zone cities of Breckenridge, Dilworth, East Grand Forks, Moorhead, and Ortonville.

Eligibility

Businesses locating or existing in those cities are eligible, excluding a recreation or entertainment facility, one owned by a fraternal or veteran's organization, one owned by a public utility, one used in operation of a financial institution, or one owned by a retail food or beverage service business operating under a franchise agreement requiring the business to be located in the state.

For More Information
Contact Jeff.Nelson@state.mn.us at 651-259-7523 or toll-free at 800-657-3858.

Application and Reporting

Application Process
To apply for tax credits, contact one of the following local Border-Cities Enterprise Zone administrators listed in the table below.

City

Name

Title

Address

Telephone

Breckenridge

Stan Thurlow

City Clerk/Treasurer

420 Nebraska
Breckenridge, MN 56520

218-643-2733

Dilworth

Stan Thurlow

City Planner

2 First Avenue SE,
Box 187
Dilworth, MN 56529

218-287-2313

East Grand Forks

James Richter

Executive Director, East Grand Forks EDHA

P.O. Box 439
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

218-773-2371

Fax:
218-773-9331

Moorhead

Amy Thorpe

Program Assistant

500 Center Avenue, Box 779
Moorhead, MN
56561-0779

218-299-5442

Fax:
218-299-5399


Ortonville EDA


Vicki Oakes


Enterprise Zone Coordinator


315 Madison Avenue,
Ortonville, MN 56278-1325


320-839-2612

For More Information
Contact Jeff.Nelson@state.mn.us at 651-259-7523 or toll-free at 800-657-3858.