Tax Foundation Ranks Nebraska No. 1

28 Mar 2012

State News

Rankings Recognition
Tax Foundation Ranks Nebraska No. 1
The Tax Foundation released its latest study of bottom-line tax liability for businesses in each of the 50 states titled “Location Matters: A Comparative Analysis of State Tax Costs on Business”.
The study found that Nebraska was No. 1 overall for newly established operations, and for both new corporate headquarters and new call centers.
Nebraska also ranked No. 2 for mature R&D operations, with a total tax burden nearly 50 percent less than the national average, and for both new capital-intensive and new labor-intensive manufacturing. 
Nebraska again topped several other rankings:
Top 5 for Accountability and Transparency (Best Corruption Fighters), Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International
5th America’s Healthiest Housing Market, The Lending Tree Healthiest Housing Index
6th Best State for Economic Competitiveness, Beacon Hill Institute’s State Competitiveness Report
8th in America’s Highest Well-being/Happiest States, Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index 2011
5th in Top 10 Cities to Raise a Family – Lincoln, 24/7 Wall St.
8th in Top 10 Cities to Raise a Family – Omaha, 24/7 Wall St.