Doing Business In Toledo

Toledo's strategic location provides the benefits of speed and cost-effective access to many vital North American markets. With a relatively low cost of capital and affordable operating costs, it makes business sense to consider Toledo.

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Taxes

New Business Registration

Required for all new businesses operating in Toledo.

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Licenses

Business Permits and Licenses

Licensing is required for some business activities.

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Business Development Programs

Loans, incentives, and tax credit programs.

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It Matters Where You Make It

We believe that it matters where you make your living;
Where you make your home;
Where you make your life;
Make it here.

Toledo.

Opportunity Zones

The City of Toledo has 17 Opportunity Zone Census Tracts that will retain federal designation until 2026. Opportunity Zones allow Investors to re-invest capital gains in an Opportunity Fund with the following tax incentives:

  • Temporary tax deferral for capital gains
  • Tax reduction on capital gains (5 to 7 years)
  • Elimination of taxes on gains from Opportunity Zone Investments (if held for 10 years)

Consult your attorney or accountant to learn how to use an Opportunity Fund to invest in qualified properties.

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An Ideal Location for Business

Simply put, Toledo's strategic location provides the benefits of speed and cost-effective access to many vital North American markets. When you consider the relatively low cost of capital and affordable operating costs in Northwest Ohio, it makes perfect sense to consider our region for an expansion or relocation project.