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Local Incentive

Tax Abatement (City & County)

Summary

Qualifying businesses considering locate in Forney or Kaufman County have the opportunity to apply for a property tax abatement on new value created as a result of the project. 

City Tax Abatement

Offered by the City of Forney, this abatement program provides up to ten years of negotiated tax abatement. This program provides a range of incentives dependent upon capital investment and the number of employees to be hired.  It is negotiated and approved by the Forney City Council.

County Tax Abatement

A program offered by Kaufman County, which provides up to ten years of negotiated tax abatement. This program provides a range of incentives dependent upon capital investment and the number of employees to be hired. At minimum, the prospective business shall add at least $1,000,000 to the tax rolls and create at least ten jobs. It is applied for and approved by the Kaufman County Commissioners Court.