TechCity property has been designated as part of Start-Up NY through a partnership with Ulster Community College. Businesses that qualify for this innovative New York State program can operate 100% tax-free for 10

years. No income tax, business, corporate, state or local taxes, sales and property taxes, or franchise fees.

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Eliminating Taxes for Businesses.

Growing the economy for New York.


START-UP NY (SUNY Tax-free Areas to Revitalize and Transform Upstate NY) is Governor Cuomo’s initiative to transform SUNY campuses and other university communities across the state into tax-free communities for new and expanding businesses.

  1. Business will be able to locate in these zones and operate 100% tax-free for 10 years.
    • No income tax.
    • No business or corporate state or local taxes.
    • No sales tax.
    • No property tax.
    • No franchise fees.
  2. Businesses will have access to resources of world-class higher education institutions, including industry experts and advanced research laboratories.
  3. Universities and colleges will become tax-free communities that provide their students and teachers access to real-world, cutting edge business experiences.

Find out more today.