Ineligible Businesses

Businesses ineligible for a Workforce Expansion Grant include:

  • Businesses not physically located in Citrus County and not considered a Target Industry, such as retail and food establishments, construction, home-based business, hospitality, healthcare facilities, and non-profit organizations.
  • Publicly traded companies owned by stockholders who may not be residents and are not involved in the day-to-day operations of the company.
  • Businesses with unpaid code enforcement liens or fees due a City and/or the County.
  • Businesses with an owner, officer, partner, or principal actor who has a felony, or financial mismanagement conviction within the last two years for which he or she is still serving a sentence (including prison, parole, and probation).
  • Businesses without a valid Citrus County issued Business Tax Receipt.