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Expand or Relocate to Georgia
      

Georgia Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Georgia

GA business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Georgia


Population
9,892,111

Total Labor Force
4,857,178

Unemployment Rate
5.3%

# Manufacturers
8,968

Manufacturing Jobs
461,318

Right to Work
Yes

Unemp. Insurance Tax
.03–7.29%


Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
 
Corporate Income Tax
6%

Sales Tax
4%. Exemptions include: Manufacturing production machinery; re-manufacturing of aircraft engines and components; machinery/components purchased to replace existing machinery; electricity used directly in manufacturing. No business inventory tax.

Property Tax
Assessed at 40% of fair market value.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
15% Food and kindred products
10% Transportation equipment
9% Industrial machinery and equipment
9% Textile mill products
7% Printing and publishing

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. (Savannah) - 10,000
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. (Marietta) - 6,200
Coca-Cola Co., The (Atlanta) - 5,000
Georgia-Pacific, LLC (Atlanta) - 4,000
Mohawk Industries, Inc., Aladdin Div. (Dalton) - 3,255
 
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Fulton - 102,798
Gwinnett - 44,660
Cobb - 34,002
Whitfield - 23,002
Chatham - 20,828

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Atlanta - 68,458
Dalton - 22,785
Alpharetta - 22,333
Savannah - 18,720
Norcross - 17,779

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Employment Incentive Program (EIP)
• Job Tax Credit
• Less Developed Census Tracts (LDCT) Tax Incentive
• Opportunity Zone (OZ) Tax Credit
• Port Tax Credit Bonuses
• Quality Jobs Tax Credit
• Research & Development Tax Credit
• Mega Project Tax Credit
• Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC)
• Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ)
• Retraining Tax Credit
• Quick Start Employee Training
• Investment Tax Credit
• Appalachian Regional Commission Economic Development Loan Program
• Industrial Revenue Bonds and Bond Allocation Program

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