Best Place to Start a Business:Small Business Friendly States.

by J.Crawford on December 9, 2008

What is the best place to start a small business? 

Ever wonder which states were the most “small business friendly“?

I’ve included a link from a study done by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council for the 2007 year. I’m not sure but I think the 2008 study will be out some time in March.

All fifty states are on the list. It is a simple list from most friendly to least friendly with respect to an environment conducive to small business success. Factors included in ranking the best places to start a business  include things like taxes, health care regulations, state use taxes, and state laws and regulations.

Here is a link to the small business friendly states.

Best Place to Start a Business…

Starting a small business is no small undertaking. While many people won’t consider relocat

Best Places to Start a Business In the U.S.
Best Places to Start a Business In the U.S.

ing for various reasons, some think its a good idea. Staking the deck in your favor where possible seems like a wise thing to do, especially given the alleged 95% failure rate of small businesses. Choosing the best place to start a small business will take more research than this report, especially with the various small businesses and other requirements for success.

Most successful entrepreneurs look for the best small businessstart up more thoroughly than they do at the place the will start the business. Location does matter and that isn’t just a real estate fact.

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charles October 10, 2010 at 12:08 pm

How about AZ, used to be a hot spot, no pun intended.

Joanna Vaiou December 22, 2009 at 10:52 am

Thanks for the information. What is the better place to reside in USA when you want to run an online business which is portable but it could be beneficial if there was a decent offline ability to network as well as online?

That’s a question I have few days now.

Merry Christmas!
.-= Joanna Vaiou´s last blog ..Believing In The Law of Attraction Instead of Luck =-.

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