211 N Walton St, Darien, GA 31305 912.437.6659

Incentives & Taxes

Discover favorable incentive and tax opportunities in McIntosh County, GA. Possible incentives may include:
  • Available land at low cost, including within the GRAD-certified Tidewaters Industrial Complex
  • Local tax assistance and tax abatement schedules through the McIntosh County Development Authority on a case-by-case basis
  • Industrial Revenue Bond Financing (IRB) available through the McIntosh County Development Authority
  • One Georgia Grants
  • For at least 10 net new jobs created, $3,000 Job Tax Credit per new job each year for five years (Unused job tax credits can be carried forward for up to 10 years.) McIntosh County is a Tier 2 community.
  • 100% Freeport Exemption for work in process, raw materials and finished goods destined to be shipped out of state
  • Quick Start training for employees at no cost
  • Strong local banking institutions for assistance in financing
  • Competitive utility rates, high-speed, large bandwidth Internet service, plentiful water resources

Click here for more information on other available state tax credits for investment, retraining, ports, etc. For information about local incentives, please contact the McIntosh County Development Authority at 912.437.6659.


Georgia’s low corporate tax rate of 5.75 percent; single factor apportionment formula applies the corporate tax rate only to gross receipts or sales in Georgia, significantly reducing the tax rate of Georgia companies with substantial sales to customers outside of Georgia.

Taxes on real estate and tangible personal property are levied by the City of Darien, McIntosh County, and the McIntosh County School District. The taxes are collected by the county. The tax rates are set annually, but do not significantly change from year to year. All properties are assessed at 40% of fair market value. The effective tax rate represents total tax as a percentage of fair market value.

Millage Rates

City of Darien 3.007
McIntosh County 9.891
McIntosh County Industrial Authority 1.650
McIntosh County Schools 16.200

Sales tax in McIntosh County is 8%: 4% state, 4% local.

211 N Walton St, Darien, GA 31305

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