Rich Miller: Guide to Data Center Tax Incentives

Tax incentives from state and local governments are an increasingly important component of site searches for data center projects. About a dozen states now have customized incentives programs for data center operations, which focus on full or partial exemption of sales/use taxes on equipment, construction materials, and in some cases purchases of electricity & backup fuel.

The Role of Incentives in Data Center Location Decisions provides an overview of incentive programs, and examples of how some states structure their programs

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Alex Carroll

Alex Carroll

Managing Member at Lifeline Data Centers
Alex, co-owner, is responsible for all real estate, construction and mission critical facilities: hardened buildings, power systems, cooling systems, fire suppression, and environmentals. Alex also manages relationships with the telecommunications providers and has an extensive background in IT infrastructure support, database administration and software design and development. Alex architected Lifeline’s proprietary GRCA system and is hands-on every day in the data center.