Rockland County Industrial Development Agency

The Rockland IDA is a public benefit corporation created to actively promote, attract, encourage and develop economically sound commerce and industry within the County of Rockland for the purpose of preventing unemployment and economic deterioration and to further advance the job opportunities, general prosperity and economic welfare of the people of the County of Rockland.

LATEST NEWS...

Pearl River Patch, September 23, 2013: Rockland IDA Closes Deal on Orangeburg Property

Rockland IDA Hosts a Succession Planning Seminar Sponsored by Provident Bank

On April 30, 2013 the Rockland IDA hosted a free, informative seminar focusing on strategic planning for the future of a family-owned or privately held business. Presented by Keynote Speaker, Lise Stewart, founder of Galliard Group, she discussed seven key strategies for succession planning success. To view or download her presentation, click here.

 

Rockland IDA Delivers 2012-13 Progress Report to the Rockland County Legislature's Economic Development Committee

On February 13, 2013, the IDA made a presentation to the County Legislature's Economic Development Committee, providing highlights of 2012 Accomplishments and 2013 Projections, as well as information About the IDA. Click here to see a full report.

The IDA provides financial incentives to retain, expand and attract business in Rockland County. Incentives include:

  • State and Local Sales Tax Exemption
  • Mortgage Recording Tax Exemption
  • Tax-Exempt Bond Financing
  • Real Property Tax Abatement Program

For detailed information on our incentives, refer to our Uniform Tax Exemption Policy. If you are interested in applying for incentives, click here to open the Application for Financial Assistance. Please note, there are fees associated with each project. To review the applicable Fee Schedule, click on the appropriate type of project: Bond Transaction Fee Schedule | Straight-Lease Transaction Fee Schedule | PILOT Fee Schedule.

In accordance with the Public Authorities Accountability Act, the IDA has posted its Public Documents on this site as well as the Agendas and Minutes of the IDA meetings.

The IDA files an annual report to the Office of the New York State Comptroller, as well as semi-annual reports to the New York State Authority Budget Office. Click here to review our Reports to the Authority Budget Office and here to view our Independent Audits.