Ohio Business Climate

Ohio Offers One of the Most Favorable Business Climates in the Country

Low business taxes for both new and mature businesses

  • #2 for new distribution centers (Tax Foundation 2015)4.2-JEDISO-No-Profit-Tax-InfoG
  • #6 for new capital-intensive manufacturing (Tax Foundation 2015)
  • #8 for mature capital-intensive manufacturing (Tax Foundation 2015)
  • #9 for new call centers and new labor-intensive manufacturing (Tax Foundation 2015)
  • #10 for mature corporate headquarters (Tax Foundation 2015)
  • #3 in the nation for friendliest tax environment based on a report by the Quantitative Economics and Statistics Practices (QUEST) of Ernst & Young in conjunction with the Council On State Taxation (COST) Download the full report (1.2MB PDF)

Billions of dollars in investment in 2015 (Site Selection Magazine)iStock_000010040428Small

  • 517 relocation or expansion projects announced
  • #2 for number of projects per capita
  • #2 for total number of projects
  • Chief Executive magazine recognized Ohio as having the most improved business climate in 2013Ohio tax benefits
"We found highly qualified, skilled workers right out of the gate."