Freeport Tax Exemption Freeport property includes goods, wares, merchandise, and other tangible personal property acquired in Texas or brought into Texas and held here 175 days or less before being shipped out of the state. The property must be here for assembling, storing, manufacturing, repair, maintenance, processing, or fabricating purposes.

Freeport Tax Exemption is granted by the City of Palestine, Anderson County, Palestine ISD, and Westwood ISD. 

Category: Local

Tax abatement on real and personal property improvements may be granted by all taxing entities except the local Independent School Districts.  The company must meet requirements associated with the value of capital improvements and either job creation or payroll increases maintained throughout the term of the agreement. ...
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Economic Development Sales Tax Incentives The Palestine Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) was created by the voters in 1998 to use the revenue generated by a 1/4 cent sales tax for economic development to encourage the creation and retention of jobs and capital investment in Palestine...
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The Texas Enterprise Zone Program is an economic development tool for local communities to partner with the State of Texas to promote job creation and significant private investment that will assist economically distressed areas of the state.
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