One Maryland

Businesses that invest in an economic development project in a qualified distressed county and create at least 25 new full-time jobs may qualify for up to $5.5 million in state income tax credits through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED).

  • Project tax credits of up to $5 million are based on qualifying costs incurred in connection with the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation and installation of a project.
  • Start-up tax credits of up to $500,000 are available for the expense of moving a business from outside Maryland and for the costs of furnishing and equipping the new location. The credit can be carried forward 14 years and is refundable, subject to 2028 certain limitations.

Learn More About the ONE MARYLAND Tax Credit Program

For program details, including eligibility and FAQs, download the One Maryland informational handout from Maryland DBED. Additional information can be found on the DBED website or by calling 410-767-6438 or 410-767-4980.