Economic Development Ad valorem Tax Exemption (EDAVTE)

Tax Exemption (EDAVTE) may be available to qualified, new or existing businesses wishing to locate or expand in Manatee County.  Factors to be considered include:

·      Number of the new full-time positions created by business as a result of relocating or expanding in Manatee County.

·     Average wage of the new employees of the business located in the County.

·      Amount of Capital Investment

·      Innovative Business Concepts

·      Commitment to local procurement

·      Net positive contribution to local economy



Contact Us

Redevelopment & Economic Opportunity

Economic Development Division

1112 Manatee Ave West

Bradenton, Florida 34205

(941) 749-3029