Oregon is the 38th Best State for Business 2014
The Portland Tribune reports that Oregon’s economy is growing faster than the national average. Jobs increased 2.6% over the past year, compared to 1.7% for the nation, according to the Oregon Employment Department. The greatest growth occurred in construction and business services.
May 8 2014 by JP Donlon
State-Local Tax Burden
|Development Trend Indicator: Neutral|
|Keeps loading on taxes and entitlements but job growth soars anyway.|
|“Oregon is going to kill the small business owner’s incentives to remain in the state if the 13.6% maximum state income tax passes in November of 2014. Many of the successful small business owners will relocate to Washington state (0% income tax) or other states.”|
Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net