Being the physical center of the United States, Missouri provides an excellent location for companies needing to service customers in all portions of North America.  Missouri and Northeast Missouri in particular offer companies of all sizes a competitive and business friendly environment to operate from. Missouri continues to rank as one of the best places in the country to live and do business.  Look at what others are saying about the opportunities in Missouri.

2014:

  •  1st Best state for banking. (MoneyRates.com)

  • 4th Lowest state diesel tax. (Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council)

  • 5th Lowest state gasoline tax. (Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council)

  • 5th Regulatory environment. (Forbes)

  • 7th Best corporate income tax index in the US. (The Tax Foundation)

  • 7th Best property tax index in the US. (The Tax Foundation)

  • 8th Most Pro-Business State. (Pollina Corporate Real Estate)

  • 9th Best unemployment insurance tax index in the US. (The Tax Foundation)

  • 10th Fastest Growing state for tech-jobs. (Dice.com)

  • 11th Lowest cost of doing business. (CNBC)

  • 13th Best infrastructure. (CNBC)

  • 15th Best economy. (CNBC)

  • 16th Overall tax climate. (The Tax Foundation)

MISSOURI IS THE 4TH MOST DIVERSIFIED ECONOMY IN THE NATION.

Gross State Product (’07):

$229.5 Billion

Cost of Living (3Qtr’10):

8th Lowest in Nation

Per Capita Income (’10):

$36,690

Median Household Income (’09):

$45,149

MISSOURI OFFERS SOME ONE OF THE MOST COMPETITIVE CORPORATE TAX ENVIRONMENTS.

Corporate Tax Rate:

6.25%

Personal Income Tax Rate:

1.5-5.5% on income $9,000 and below
6% on income exceeding $9,000

EXPORTING TO FOREIGN MARKETS CAN BE ACHIEVED FROM A LOCATION IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI.

Top Ten Export Markets from Missouri:

1)  Canada
2)  Mexico
3)  South Korea
4)  China
5)  Japan
6)  Belgium
7)  United Kingdom
8)  Germany
9)  Brazil
10) Australia

TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI IS EASILY ACHIEVED.