Economic Development


Local Incentives

The Dyersburg Dyer County Chamber staff serves as the coordinator for local incentive packages for new and expanding business and industry.

Each package is customized to fit the size and scope of each individual project. For an overview of local incentives contact Chamber CEO Slater Barr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (731) 285-3433.

State Incentives

A pro-business environment, fueled by a willing work force and local and state incentives, makes Dyersburg and Dyer County highly competitive with other communities in attracting business and industry.


  • State property tax
  • Goods in process
  • Finished goods inventories
  • Goods-in-transit


  • Industrial machinery
  • Repairs to industrial machinery
  • Air/water pollution control equipment
  • Raw materials for processing

Personal Income:

  • Earned income. (Only stocks and bonds are taxed.)