Louisiana offers a number of incentives that can be afforded to you in locating your business to St. Martin Parish. In fact, Louisiana was rated a Top Ten State in 2020 for business incentive programs by Area Development magazine. These incentives can be customized to create robust packages that apply to any industry, from information technology to advanced manufacturing and agribusiness.

SMEDA prides itself on helping you and your business find and enroll in the perfect programs to match your business. 

The Louisiana Economic Development (LED) is a central point for accessing these incentives and the list can be accessed here. A number of these programs require an Advanced Notification form and fee be submitted prior to any construction, renovations, purchases, hiring of employees, etc. The form can be electronically filed through LED’s FastLane. Specific incentives to highlight are: