State aid

Slide STATE
AID
STANDARD
STRUCTURE
FLEXIBLE
STRUCTURE
  • 10% on CAPEX + 10% on competitiveness
  • Up to 10 years exemption from (or paid subsidies) personal and income tax
  • Maximum cumulation: up to 50% of eligible investment costs


  • Business plan analysis
  • Flexibility in contracts
  • „Moving“ limits on annual payments, depending on available budget funds
  • Shortening the payment period of CAPEX and competitiveness
  • Increasing participation in cash measures vs. subsidies / exemptions in the overall structure


Incentives

  • Up to 50% government support for a maximum period of 10 years – focused on providing tailor-made solutions
  • 10 year tax holiday for profit and corporate tax and 100% reduction of personal income tax for a period of up to 10 years
  • Support growth of capital investments and income with a return of 10 + 10% of investment costs in new machines and equipment or investment in buildings
  • Exemption on paying utility taxes to the local municipality and fees for land building permits
  • R&D measure – refinement (50% return on investment)
  • Cash swap for subsidies for paid personnel and profit tax n-2
  • State support mechanism packages for staff training aiming increased productivity
  • Long-term lease on land in free zones in Republic of North Macedonia up to 99 years at concessionary prices
  • Service for construction and lease of facilities by TIDZ/span>
  • Free connection to natural gas, water and sewerage network

* Each individualized offer can consist of all or part of these elements, with different share in overall accumulation and varying intensity.

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Type of infrastructure

Utility / service

Energy

(including connection to the main power lines in the country)

Transport

(including connection to the main road / rail corridors in the country)

Service

(new services for accommodation of workers from and outside the country, education, child care and health)

Investor care

Slide SINGLE ENTRY POINT
INVESTMENT
BEGINNING
INVESTOR
CARE
  • Each company has its own designated person for direct communication
  • Any request can be submitted online by filling out the
    form
  • The contact person provides timely support and response to requests and needs (no later than 5 days from receipt of the request)
  • Each investor communicates with one person about the infrastructure, the state assistance, support for the services of other institutions, etc.


  • Personalized support for the requirements and needs of investors in the post-investment phase
  • Electronic system for dealing with needs / issues
  • Three pillars of support
  • A quarterly questionnaire is submitted which is used to research investor satisfaction, and the results are the basis for further upgrading of investor care.


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Slide 1 Access to Services of the Directorate
Access to services of other public
institutions
2 Market connection 3 X