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Suffolk post-Sandy sales tax breaks

Posted: December 21, 2012 In: IDA News & Press

About 36 businesses damaged by superstorm Sandy have received $185,000 in sales tax breaks from Suffolk County for buying equipment and building materials needed to reopen, an official said Thursday. Please click to read the full article.

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New Tissue factory in Huntington

Posted: December 21, 2012 In: IDA News & Press

Agency executive director Anthony Manetta said it was important for government to support new manufacturers, which are rare. "These are brand-new jobs for the community," he said. Please click to read the full article.

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Canon Booms in Suffolk: A Look Inside the New Canon U.S.A. Headquarters

Posted: December 21, 2012 In: IDA News & Press

The Suffolk Industrial Development Agency reportly gave Canon U.S.A. at least $31 million in benefits, with $18 million dollars in sales tax exemptions and some $13 million in property tax abatements that adjust over a 10-year period.  Please...

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Standing up for Small Business

Posted: December 21, 2012 In: IDA News & Press

Suffolk County legislators are asking Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand for help with expanding disaster relief funding programs for small-business owners who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Please click to read the full article.

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Suffolk Waives Rebuilding Fees for Sandy Victims

Posted: December 21, 2012 In: IDA News & Press

County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken said the fee waiver will save business owners across Suffolk thousands in out-of-pocket expenses as they wait for payment from insurance companies to cover storm related...

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