10 Worst States for Business 2012: Slideshow

Yet again, California takes the title of the worst state in which to do business. Here are the other states that didn’t perform well in this year’s survey.

May 2 2012 by ChiefExecutive.net


No 10: Hawaii

No. 10

Hawaii is the 10th Worst State for Business 2012

Taxation and Regulations
Workforce Quality
Living Environment

Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net

Development Trend Indicator—Neutral
Tax-and-regulate approach to business also stifles entrepreneurial gains.
CEO Comments
“Hawaii and California are incredibly unfriendly towards business. Too many regulations, restrictions, and new taxes. Local government does not care about your problems.”

“Hawaii is over-regulated and over-taxed.”

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