Enterprise Zone

Program Details

The Harvard-Woodstock Enterprise Zone covers an area of approximately 7.75 square miles. The Enterprise Zone was created to stimulate economic growth by providing expanding companies with incentives that can include tax abatements, income tax credits, sales tax exemptions on the purchase of materials used in manufacturing and utility tax exemptions.
Enterprise Zone Map
Opportunity / Enterprise Zone Map


A business must be certified in the State of Illinois to qualify for exemptions. There are also requirements for capital investment and job creation or retention. Enterprise Zone Administrator Charles Eldredge oversees the qualification process. A five-member board oversees the Enterprise Zone.
Contact Zone Administrator


A variety of incentives are offered to eligible companies which expand within the Enterprise Zone.
See Tax Incentives

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Forms include instructions and reporting guidelines.
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