Helpful Information for Businesses

Here is a list of places, organizations, businesses, and information that could be helpful for you or someone you know.

Important Contact Information

CareerLink: 

570-988-7300

Court House

570-988-4167

Culver Office State Representative

570-286-5885

Housing Authority

Northumberland County Dispatch

Northumberland Pest Control

State Health

State Police

Sunbury Municipal Authority

570-286-7756

570-988-4539

570-800-2345

570-988-5513

570-286-5601

570-286-5858

LERTA

LERTA is a real property tax exemption program on the additional assessment attributable to the actual costs for new construction or improvements to any industrial, commercial, or other business property located in the designated area.  The taxes on the cost associated with the new construction or improvements will be exempted by a certain percentage over a 7-year timeframe until the 8th year, when the property owner would pay taxes on the full new assessment of the property. Click the button for the LERTA application.

Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ)

The KIZ Tax Credit Program is a statewide incentive program that provides tax credits to for-profit companies less than eight years old operating within specific targeted industries within the boundaries of a KIZ.  The map shows the location of two KIZ areas in Sunbury.  For more information on the program follow this link to the Greater Susquehanna Keystone Innovation Zone Coordinator.

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Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)

A QOZ is a community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment by the IRS.  The program is designed to spur economic development and job creation. The map shows the boundaries of a QOZ located in Sunbury.  The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce engaged with the Ridge Policy Group to provide information on QOZ investment.

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