Business Assistance Programs
Basic Steps for Starting a Business in Soledad
|Soledad Incentive Programs
State program to provide credits such as Hiring Tax Credit, Sales and use Tax Credit, Business Expense Deduction, 15-Year Net Operating Loss Carryover, Net Interest Deduction for Lenders, and Employee Tax Credit. For more information, visit the Salinas Valley Enterprise Zone website.
Small Business Loan Program
Provides technical assistance to support loan requests and business management. More information is available at
SBDC at Soledad.
Business Facade Program
Provides financial incentives and short term loans to property owners and businesses to improve the exterior appearance of the existing buildings and property; to historically preserve and beautify downtown Soledad; and to generate shopping, tourism and a pleasant pedestrian environment by improving visual aesthetics of the downtown with improvements in design, color schemes building facades and safety equipment.