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OCAST

Oklahoma Health Research

Estimated Incentive Cost

$3,000,000

Program Type

Grant/Reimbursable

Citation

74 O.S., Sections 5046 - 5055

Industry

N/A

Review Year

3
The purpose of the program is to help recruit and retain well-qualified health research scientists for the State, improve the competitiveness of Oklahoma-based investigators for national research funds, improve health care for the citizens of Oklahoma, and strengthen the State's health care industry. Research funded under this program investigates the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human diseases and disabilities and facilitates the development of health care products and services.
OCAST

Oklahoma Applied Research

Estimated Incentive Cost

$2,750,000

Program Type

Grant/Reimbursable

Citation

74 O.S., Section 5060.2 74 O.S., Section 5060.19 74 O.S., Section 5060.4

Industry

N/A

Review Year

3
The purpose of the OARS program shall be two-fold. First, it shall assist in the accelerated development of technology in the state by supporting applied research activities in existing and emerging technical areas in which the results have (1) a high probability of leading to commercially successful products, processes or services within a reasonable period of time and (2) a significant potential for stimulating economic growth within the state of Oklahoma. Secondly, the program shall encourage and sustain partnerships among institutions of higher education, non-profit research organizations and private enterprises by encouraging collaborative projects which are designed to promote increased knowledge and technology transfer.
Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Quality Investment Program

Estimated Incentive Cost

N/A

Program Type

Equity investment

Citation

74 O.S. sec. 5062.8A

Industry

Various

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

3
The Oklahoma Development Finance Authority can match dollar for dollar an investment enterprise's private capital for helping new and expanding businesses. An investment enterprise includes any corporation, limited partnership, or similar business entity, including entities qualifying as Small Business Investment Companies under applicable federal law. The primary function is to use private and public resources to build a more comprehensive and efficient financing infrastructure for businesses expanding or relocating in the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Quick Action Closing Fund

Estimated Incentive Cost

$3,000,000

Program Type

Closing Fund

Citation

62 O.S.sec.48.2

Industry

Same as QJ

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

3
The fund is to be used for economic development and related infrastructure development when expenditure of funds is likely a determining factor in locating an high-impact business. In the 2013 legislative session the budget agreement included appropriating $3,000,000 to the Oklahoma Quick Action Closing Fund.
Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology

Technology Business Finance Program

Estimated Incentive Cost

N/A

Program Type

Equity investment

Citation

74 O.S. sec.5060.20a

Industry

Misc. Tech

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

3
TBFP provides Oklahoma tech start-up companies with pre-seed financing and early-stage risk capital to stimulate investments from private sources. TBFP is administered through a contract with i2E Inc. with awards ranging up to $100,000.
Oklahoma Tax Commission

Affordable Housing Act1

Estimated Incentive Cost

$4,000,000

Program Type

Tax Credit

Citation

68 O.S. sec. 2357.403

Industry

Residential

Sunset

None

Review Year

3
An income tax credit, equal to the amount of federal low-income housing tax credit, not to exceed $4.0 million per allocation year, is allowed for qualified housing projects placed in service after July 1, 2015.
Oklahoma Tax Commission

Ethanol Sales Tax Exemption

Estimated Incentive Cost

Unknown

Program Type

Tax exemption

Citation

68 O.S. 500.4 and 68 O.S. 1359

Industry

Biofuel

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

4
The portion of ethanol sold and blended with motor fuel is exempt from sales tax.
OCAST/i2E

Oklahoma Seed Capital Fund

Estimated Incentive Cost

3,500,000

Program Type

Equity investment

Citation

74 O.S. sec.5060.21

Industry

Technology Start-Up Companies

Sunset

none

Review Year

4
OCAST seeks to provide funding to innovative Oklahoma companies. Required co-investment with the private sector leverages the agency's investment. The Seed Capital fund includes a concept component intended to address the needs of companies requiring smaller seed capital investment for earlier-stage projects.
Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Economic Development Pooled Finance

Estimated Incentive Cost

$12,442,284

Program Type

Other

Citation

62 O.S. sec. 891.1

Industry

Multiple

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

4
The Oklahoma Community Economic Development Pooled Finance incentive targets business expansion projects which include job creation and significant investment in facilities, machinery, and equipment. With a $200 million capacity, this incentive is comprised of two funding options: Company-Purchased Debt option and Public Finance Debt option.
Oklahoma Tax Commission

Railroad Reconstruction or Replacement Expenditures

Estimated Incentive Cost

$640,232

Program Type

Tax Credit

Citation

68 O.S. sec.2357.104

Industry

Rail

Sunset

None Found

Review Year

4
A credit is available that is equal to 50% of an eligible taxpayer's qualified railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures. The rules provide for the approval of qualified railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures prior to commencement of a project and provide a certificate of verification upon completion of a project that uses qualified railroad reconstruction or replacement expenditures.

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