Tax Incentive Programs

Tax incentives are available through the Business Incentives Division of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. You can contact the division by calling 225-342-5399 or at:
P.O. Box 94185
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9185


While you may elect to contact the agency directly, local economic development agencies are available to provide you with additional information on these programs, and/or to assist you in filing the Advanced Notifications for those programs requiring such notification. The local agencies include:
  • City of Shreveport’s Economic Development Department - 318-673-7515 (All Programs)
  • City of Shreveport’s Department of Community Development - 318-673-7500 (All Programs)
  • Shreveport Chamber of Commerce’s Department of Economic Development - 318-677-2512 (All programs)
  • The Coordinating & Development Corporation - 318-632-2022 (All programs)
  • Downtown Development Authority - 318-222-7403 (Downtown Development Tax Abatement and Facade Rebate Match Program)
  • Caddo-Bossier Port Commission - 318-534-2272 (Foreign Trade Zone)

Advanced Notification Form & Fee

Please note that a number of these programs require an Advanced Notification form and fee be submitted to Louisiana Economic Development (LED) prior to any construction, renovations, purchases, etc. If you fail to submit this Advanced Notification, you will not be eligible to participate in the program(s).