10 Best States for Business 2012: Slideshow

Here’s a look at the best states in which to do business in 2012 and what CEOs had to say about them.

May 2 2012 by ChiefExecutive.net


No 4: Tennessee

No. 4

Tennessee is the 4th Best State for Business 2012

Taxation and Regulations
Workforce Quality
Living Environment

Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net

Development Trend Indicator—Neutral
Business community awaits substantial unemployment-insurance reform.
CEO Comments
“Recently moved from New York state to Tennessee. Differences in ambience/climate/cost of living/attitude of government towards business are outstanding!”

“Good states have quality work force, affordable housing, good infrastructure and business friendly regulations with low income taxes, none of these apply to Illinois or California but do so in Tennessee and Texas.”

Click here to see an in-depth analysis of the Best/Worst States for Business 2012