State-Local Tax Burden
|Development Trend Indicator: Positive
|Energy boom funds surprise $850-million property-tax reduction for residents.
|“The cost of doing business on the east coast vs. Midwest is dramatically different. I continue to move jobs out of PA and into other operations in KS, NE and ND as the costs (healthcare, workers comp) are significantly higher and worker productivity levels are significantly lower. East Coast employees have learned how to game the system and the elected officials appear to be OK with this.”
“North Dakota: Bad weather, culture of getting things done, better place to live than California.”
Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net