Economic Development Quarter Cent Sales Tax – Progress Program
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Goshen County Economic Development Corporation pushes funds back into Goshen County to enhance economic development projects, thanks to economic development quarter cent sales tax. Started in 2010, the Progress Program was created as a way to utilize economic development sales tax funds to benefit local communities and existing businesses. The overall goal of the Progress Program is to help businesses succeed by making their properties more attractive to their customers, and to make communities more attractive to potential new businesses, employees, residents and visitors. Progress Programs include Capital Matching, Community Enhancement, and Infrastructure Investment Funds. Since it’s inception, approximately $600,000 has helped over 120 different businesses, non-profits, and municipalities in Goshen County.