The State of Florida offers a wide variety of incentives to encourage new business and industry and job creation. Those incentives and others are available to qualifying businesses locating in the Towns of Dundee/Lake Hamilton Area.
Most of the state’s incentives are awarded to employers based on paying a minimum of 115% of the average annual county wages.
The average annual wage for Polk County is $35,800 or $17.21 an hour, so 115% of the average wage would be $41,170 or $19.79 an hour. Incentive levels rise at 150% ($53,700 or $25.93) and 200% ($71,600 or $34.42) of average wages.