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Advantages to Business in North Dakota
  • Income tax credit for research expenditures.
  • Corporate income tax credit for new and expanding businesses.
  • Sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing equipment.
  • No personal property tax - including equipment, inventory, materials in process and accounts receivable.
  • Grant, low-interest loan and training programs.
  • Lowest workers compensation rates in the nation.
Excellent Business Climate
  • North Dakota ranked "Best Run State" in 2012 by 24/7 Wall Street.
  • The 2013 Pollina Report ranks North Dakota #3 in the nation for its business climate.
  • North Dakota ranks #3 in CNBC for Top States for Business in 2013.
  • North Dakota ranks #1 in the nation for the highest growth of GDP in 2010, 2011 and 2012
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