Tax-Free Development (JOBZ)

Grow your business and increase your company’s profits in one Minnesota’s Job Opportunity Building Zones.

Our JOBZ initiative provides local and state tax exemptions to qualified companies that expand or relocate into targeted regions outside the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

With thousands of acres available in hundreds of communities, you’re bound to find the perfect place to take your business to a whole new level of success.


Provides details on local and state tax exemptions for starting up or expanding in targeted areas.

How to Apply

Takes you step-by-step through the application and approval processes. 


About the program, employment and wage provisions, communities, and taxes.

Documents & Reports

Governing legislation. Project activity. Program improvements. Court challenges involving the program.

Key Contacts

Contact a senior loan officer or regional program administrator near you.

For Administrators

Information administrators need to evaluate deals and comply with statutory requirements.