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Strategic Investment Areas
For Calendar Year 2000

As authorized by Senate Bill 441, 76th Legislature, 1999, the Comptroller of Public Accounts has determined that the following counties are strategic investment areas for calendar year 2000, for the purposes of job creation credits, investment credits, and the research credit bonus available under the Texas Franchise Tax Act, Tax Code, Chapter 171.

Counties Counties Counties Counties Counties
Anderson Andrews Angelina Aransas Bailey
Baylor Bee Bowie Brazoria Brooks
Brown Calhoun Cameron Camp Cass
Cochran Coleman Cottle Crane Crockett
Crosby Culberson Dawson Deaf Smith Dimmit
Donley Duval Eastland Ector Edwards
El Paso Floyd Freestone Frio Gaines
Galveston Garza Gregg Grimes Hale
Hall Hardeman Hardin Harrison Hidalgo
Hockley Hopkins Howard Hutchinson Jasper
Jefferson Jim Hogg Jim Wells King Kinney
Kleberg Knox Lamar Lamb La Salle
Leon Liberty Limestone McCulloch Marion
Martin Matagorda Maverick Mitchell Morris
Navarro Newton Nolan Nueces Orange
Palo Pinto Panola Pecos Polk Potter
Presidio Reagan Red River Reeves Robertson
Rusk Sabine San Augustine San Patricio Scurry
Shackelford Shelby Smith Somervell Starr
Stonewall Terrell Terry Titus Trinity
Tyler Upshur Upton Uvalde Val Verde
Ward Webb Wharton Willacy Winkler
Wood Yoakum Young Zapata Zavala

The following sub-county zones are also designated strategic investment areas:

Area Name County
Dallas Urban Enterprise Community Dallas
Houston Urban Supplemental Enterprise Community Harris
San Antonio Urban Enterprise Community Bexar
Waco Urban Enterprise Community McLennan

Corporations engaged in agricultural processing in these counties may apply for the job creation and capital investment credits:

Counties Counties Counties Counties Counties
Archer Armstrong Atascosa Austin Bandera
Blanco Borden Bosque Brewster Briscoe
Burleson Burnet Caldwell Callahan Carson
Castro Chambers Cherokee Childress Clay
Coke Collingsworth Colorado Comanche Concho
Cooke Dallam Delta DeWitt Dickens
Erath Falls Fannin Fayette Fisher
Foard Franklin Gillespie Glasscock Goliad
Gonzales Gray Hamilton Hansford Hartley
Haskell Hemphill Hill Hood Houston
Hudspeth Irion Jack Jackson Jeff Davis
Jones Karnes Kendall Kenedy Kent
Kerr Kimball Lampasas Lavaca Lee
Lipscomb Live Oak Llano Loving Lynn
McMullen Madison Mason Medina Menard
Milam Mills Montague Moore Motley
Ochiltree Oldham Parmer Rains Real
Refugio Roberts Rockwall Runnels San Jacinto
San Saba Schleicher Sherman Stephens Sterling
Sutton Swisher Throckmorton Van Zandt Waller
Washington Wheeler Wilbarger Wilson Wise
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