Colorado’s Enterprise Zone program provides tax incentives to encourage businesses to locate and expand in designated areas of the state.


  1. Click here for a list of the Enterprise Zone Business Tax Credits.

  2. Larimer County has four subzones:

  3. To determine if your business address is located within the Enterprise Zone, use this locator map. Enter your full address in the box. If your address falls within the orange shaded area, you are in the zone. (For an example of what an address in the Enterprise Zone looks like insert: “200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins,” in the box.)

  4. Pre-certification is required in 2012–If your business will perform an activity on or after January 1, 2012 that might earn an Enterprise Zone business tax credit Pre-certification is required prior to commencing the activity that earns the credit. Click here for details.

  5. Pre-certification does not obligate you to take Enterprise Zone Business Tax Credits. If you apply for the Pre-certification and do not use the tax credits, you do not need to do anything further.