The City of Scottsdale is a provider of utility services and also has strong partnerships with private utility providers to ensure a seamless development process and exceptional service for your business. In addition, due to mild climate and geographic location, natural catastrophic occurrences in Arizona are minimal. Utility rates in Arizona also receive high marks in competitiveness. View the Competitiveness Rates online.
The Arizona Department of Revenue collects the tax on behalf of the county and most cities; however, many of the larger cities in Arizona administer and collect their own privilege taxes. These cities are referred to as non-program cities. Sales in the non-program cities must be reported directly to the applicable city. The state and county taxes must still be reported and remitted to the state. Scottsdale, Ariz. Is a non-program city.
The State of Arizona has aggressively cut business taxes to lower the cost of doing business by offering:
Recent legislation has also reduced Arizona’s corporate income tax rate by 30 percent, reduced Arizona’s commercial property assessment ratio, and increased personal property tax exemptions by 15 percent. Learn more by viewing a full list of Arizona Commerce Authority incentive opportunities and programs.
Arizona has lowered taxes (currently 4.9%), streamlined regulations, and established a suite of incentives to support corporate growth and expansion. The Arizona Competitiveness Package, ground breaking legislation adopted in 2011, makes it easier for existing Arizona companies to prosper and establish Arizona as one of the most desirable places for expanding companies to do business.
The following information, courtesy of the Arizona Commerce Authority website, describes some of the programs and incentives the Arizona Commerce Authority offers and to apply electronically click here for details about the easy application systems:
View the full list of Arizona Commerce Authority incentive opportunities and programs.
City of Scottsdale Opportunities
The City of Scottsdale's location provides significant market advantages. Running parallel to the 101 with access to Interstate 10, Scottsdale is a short drive on the US 60 or the 202 loop to many of the regions work centers and entertainment venues. Access to Northern Arizona can be made without traveling through the central part of the Metropolitan area. In addition, Scottsdale is a:
Scottsdale offers exceptional access from several airport locations, most notably Sky Harbor International Airport or Scottsdale Airport.
Scottsdale is a convenient flight to and from major locations with direct flights daily to places like Baltimore, Boston, Denver, New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. View a full list of nonstop destinations.