State Incentives Help Lure Law Firm Bringing 100 Jobs To KC

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The Missouri Department of Economic Development has disclosed the value of state incentives used to attract an international law firm’s 100-job shared services center to downtown Kansas City. San Francisco-based Sedgwick LLP could access up to $2.87 million through the Missouri Works program if it “meets strict job-creation criteria,” DED spokeswoman Amy Susan said.

The incentives would include refundable tax credits and employer retention of employee withholding taxes, according to Clint O’Neal, vice president of the Missouri Partnership, a public-private business-recruitment organization. Sedgwick plans to invest more than $4.6 million to open its Kansas City office.

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