Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Tyson
Parent Company: 
Tyson Foods
Subsidy Source: 
state
Location: 
Kentucky
City: 
Robards
County: 
Henderson
Address: 
14660 US Highway 41 S
Zip: 
42452-9793
NAICS Industry Code: 
311615
Project Description: 

poultry plant

Year: 
1995
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Specific Industry of Parent: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
Subsidy Value: 
$94,000,000
Program Name: 
Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act
Awarding Agency: 
Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Number of Jobs or Training Slots: 
1,300
Wage Data: 
$9
Wage Data Type: 
estimated average hourly wage
Source of Data: 

The value of the subsidy package and all additional data are taken from the Kentucky's Financial Incentives Database, available online at: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/fireports/fiintro.aspx. The data was retrieved on February 15, 2013.

Notes: 

Tyson Chicken received $94 million through income tax credits and personal income tax withholding of its workers (in Kentucky known as assessment fees). The subsidy is listed separately in the main Subsidy Tracker data as a 1995 entry for the Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act (KREDA) program. There is no reported information on the value of the local subsidies.

Source Notes: 
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