The pro-business climate in Halifax County, NC is complemented by low tax rates, workforce development programs, and a network of resources to give area businesses a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. The Halifax County Economic Development Commission supports initiatives that promote the success of both new and existing businesses and an environment where businesses of all types can thrive. In Halifax County, two census tracts have been designated as Opportunity Zones under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These zones offer tremendous potential for investment in housing, commercial and industrial development. The Opportunity Zone Program provides federal tax incentives for investors to re-invest unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds that are dedicated to investing in economically distressed areas. Click here to read more about Opportunity Zones in Halifax County.