10 Best States for Business

Here’s a look at the 10 Best States in which to do business in 2014.

May 8 2014 by ChiefExecutive.net


No. 10Georgia

The state legislature passed significant workers-compensation reform that cut costs for business. Vibrant relative job growth boosted Georgia’s standing as well.

Governor: Nathan Deal (Republican)
Tax Foundation rank: 32
ALEC-Laffer Economic Outlook rank: 8
Kauffman Foundation Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (2012) rank: 30
Total Nonfarm Employment Percentage Growth (2013): 5
Economic-development contact: Georgia Department of Economic Development; 404/962-4000, www.georgia.org; Chris Carr, Commissioner