IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Subnational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Apr 2009 | Removal date: 25 Mar 2039
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

State and local governments in Charleston, South Carolina provided $900 million in incentives to Boeing in 2009 to attract an aircraft assembly plant. The components of the package included $306 million over 30 years in property tax abatements from Charleston County; state-issued bonds valued at $399 million; a business personal property tax exemption worth an estimated $100 million; and $33 million in training funds. Boeing was also potentially eligible for tax credits of up to $12,500 tax credit for each additional job created. 
 
The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives thatare likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facinginternational competition, whether from imports, in export markets, andfrom foreign subsidiaries.
As no official source could be obtained, this measure is coded "amber".

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

496 Aircraft & spacecraft; parts
8802 Other aircraft (for example, helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
880211 Of an unladen weight not exceeding 2,000 kg
880212 Of an unladen weight exceeding 2,000 kg
880220 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight not exceeding 2,000 kg
880230 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight exceeding 2,000 kg but not exceeding 15,000 kg
880240 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight exceeding 15,000 kg
880260 Spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles

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