Ohio is the 27th Best State for Business 2014
Under the previous governor, Scott Walker, Ohio became the No. 5 job creator in the nation and the No. 1 in the Midwest. Unemployment is now 6.5%, lowest in Ohio since June 2008. Likewise, Ohio has gone from an $8 billion deficit to a $1.5 billion surplus over the same period.
May 8 2014 by JP Donlon
State-Local Tax Burden
|Development Trend Indicator: Neutral|
|Movement on taxes is mixed by business size as right-to-work is tabled.|
|“I have plants in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Indiana is by far the best of the three for business climate. Ohio is gaining in recent years. But Kentucky remains mired in the past in terms of education and labor relations. And the state treasury’s own fiscal condition is ominous—at some point in the future that will make things even worse for business in Kentucky.”|
Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net