Massachusetts has been trying to tell everyone something. For eight of the last nine years, it has finished No. 1 in the Beacon Hill Institute’s State Competitiveness Index despite being ranked only No. 25 in the Tax Foundation’s 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index and an abysmal No. 45 in Chief Executive’s 2016 Best & Worst States for Business.
Concerns about American manufacturing growth have moved front and center in discussions about both the U.S. economy and presidential politics.
CEOs gave Utah the highest rating of all 50 states for workforce quality, with 8.22 out of 10, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest.
Hosting the headquarters for America’s largest corporations used to be a pretty good indicator of whether a city and a state were friendly to business. But no more.
Underneath all that red tape and high taxes, here are a few reasons why some companies will never move, no matter what ranking, good or bad, their home state gets. Here are the 5 worst states for business from Chief Executive’s 2016 ranking and something CEOs should know that’s good about each of them.
If you were moving to or expanding your business in one of the ‘biggest gainer’ states, here are a few things you might need to know before making that decision.
America’s traditional economic powerhouse states lie on the fringes of the national map, and produce the largest Gross Domestic Product. But it’s states in Flyover Country that have been experiencing the biggest relative increases in GDP, according to the latest figures.
Digital technology steers economic growth in the United States now as never before. Every company must become a “tech company” to some degree, as the digitization of each industry proceeds apace.
Open spaces, tall mountains, lush green acres and fresh air seem to be the perfect combination for a quality living environment.
With Wyoming’s 0% corporate tax rate, it’s not surprising that CEOs ranked Wyoming as being the best state for “taxation and regulation”.