It seems Texas is having an oil boom like nothing seen in a hundred years.  It has even eclipsed North Dakota as the place to go to find a job.

In addition, the hospital in Houston has been ranked the best in the nation.

But what if you want to start a business?

statesbusinesstaxeswebAccording to the STANDARD EXAMINER, “The Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation has released its 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index,  This is the 10th year for the State Business Tax Climate Index. The Tax Foundation collects data on more than 100 tax provisions for each state to create the annual rankings.”

If you are thinking of starting a business, which state should you move to for the best tax climate?  From which states should you run away?

Here are the top ten best places to start a business with the best tax climate:

1. Wyoming

2. South Dakota

3. Nevada

4. Alaska

5. Florida

6. Washington

7. Montana

8. New Hampshire

9. Utah

10. Indiana

Here are the ten worst places to start a business according to tax climate:

41. Maryland

42. Connecticut

43. Wisconsin

44. North Carolina

45. Vermont

46. Rhode Island

47. Minnesota

48. California

49. New Jersey

50. New York



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