Contact Us

What Are the Best and Worst States for Business?

TaxFoundation.org
TaxFoundation.org

While taxes are a way of life not all tax systems have been developed equally, according to the 2013 State Business Tax Climate Index by the Tax Foundation.

The Foundation’s latest report was released today, ranking the states most and least friendly to do business in based on factors like individual income tax, sales tax, corporate income tax, property tax and unemployment insurance tax.

According to the latest statistics, New Jersey is no longer the most unfriendly for business, as neighboring New York has laid claims to this year’s title.

Typically, states without one or more of the major taxes ranked better than those with all of them in play. “Wyoming, Nevada, and South Dakota have no corporate or individual income tax; Alaska has no individual income or state-level sales tax; Florida has no individual income tax; and New Hampshire and Montana have no sales tax,” the foundation said on its website.

Below are the best and worst places in America for business:

Five Best States for Business

1. Wyoming
2. South Dakota
3. Nevada
4. Alaska
5. Florida

Five Worst States for Business

46. Rhode Island
47. Vermont
48. California
49. New Jersey
50. New York

[Tax Foundation]

Best of K96 FM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k96fm.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for K96 FM: Wide Open Country quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Never Miss the Latest News from K96 FM: Wide Open Country.