Vermont Seed Capital Fund (Vermont)

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Place Vermont

Applies to States or Provinces Vermont
Name Vermont Seed Capital Fund (Vermont)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Corporate Tax Incentive
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Vermont Department of Taxes
Primary Website


The Vermont Seed Capital Fund increases the amount of investment capital available to new Vermont firms or to existing Vermont firms for the purpose of expansion. The first $5 million of capitalization contributed by taxpayers on or before January 1, 2014. Lesser of 4% of contribution or 50% of tax liability prior to allowance of this credit. There is a four year carry forward. Maximum aggregate credit 20% of contribution. Credit is nontransferable except from an involuntary transfer of interest in the credit.

Policy Contact

Department Vermont Department of Taxes
Address 133 State Street
Place Montpelier
Zip/Postal Code 5633
Phone 802.828.2532

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 32 V.S.A. § 5830b
Date Effective June 1, 2009
Date Enacted 1985