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. 8Nevada

Relative job growth slides as Nevada’s education-funding initiative threatens progress. But it capped off decade of experiencing the largest positive change in any state’s entrepreneurial activity rate.

Governor: Brian Sandoval (Republican)
Tax Foundation rank: 3
ALEC-Laffer Economic Outlook rank: 13
Kauffman Foundation Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (2012) rank: 10
Total Nonfarm Employment Percentage Growth (2013): 11
Economic-development contact: Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, 800/336-1600, www.diversifynevada.com; Steve Hill, Director