Economic Developers & Government

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Get the information you need to make good decisions about economic development incentives and win approval from stakeholders.


Economic & Fiscal Impact Reports

Our Most Popular Service for Economic Developers & Governments

Our work helps communities make good decisions with economic development resources. We take abstract factors like number of jobs and capital investment and translate them into new tax revenues. With a bottomline net benefit, communities can evaluate ROI and make confident decisions.

Impact reports help our clients evaluate all aspects of an individual project.

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What to expect step-by-step

Contact Us

Give us a call or send an email and tell us about your project.

Existing business expanding? New mixed-use development? Downtown hotel/convention center? Local machine shop adding an employee?

Give Us the Info

Send us the info you have or have your prospect fill out our customized project questionnaire.

Check Your Email

The turnaround time for many reports is a week or less.

Review the Draft

Ask us questions by phone or email and have us make tweaks.

A new incentive option? Revise the company’s job count? Custom summary report?


If everything looks good and you don’t have any questions, that’s a wrap!

Quote? Need a Report? Questions?

Contact Paul or send a message.

Paul Scheuren



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EDO Performance Report

Evaluate Your Organization's Impact

Imagine if you were to aggregate your EDO’s impact from your entire portfolio of projects that you’ve supported. That’s exactly what we do in an Economic Development Organization Performance Report.

This is a fantastic way to show your board how much your team has brought to the community — the overall return on investment.

ROI Report? Cost-Benefit Analysis? Incentives Report?

No matter what you call it, we put it all together. Find out what we include in a comprehensive economic development impact analysis.

Our Experience

Any Purpose. Any Project.

Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an Austin, Texas-based economic consulting firm. Impact DataSource provides high-quality economic research, specializing in economic and fiscal impact analyses. Our firm is highly focused on supporting economic development professionals and organizations through consulting services and software. Impact DataSource has conducted thousands of economic impact analyses of new businesses, retention and expansion projects, developments, and activities in all industry groups throughout the U.S.

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