Business and Tax Incentives
Moving into Hiawatha
Businesses in or moving into Hiawatha, Iowa, can take advantage of tax breaks and benefits. Iowa’s corporate tax codes are lenient, and the City of Hiawatha offers a robust Tax Increment Financing (TIF) program to support businesses interested in moving here or expanding their Hiawatha-based businesses.
Hiawatha’s TIF Program
The City of Hiawatha Tax Increment Financing (TIF) program has a strong track record of collaborating and partnering with businesses that make significant investments in our local economy. The City of Hiawatha utilizes the following Economic Development policy to guide decisions that best support our local business community with fiscally responsible public assistance.
Businesses and projects seeking assistance from the City of Hiawatha should follow the application process outlined below. Any questions should be directed to City Manager, Kim Downs. The City of Hiawatha facilitates the process for any Hiawatha companies pursuing incentive tools.
Economic Development forms, including TIF policies and applications, can be found here.