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Montana Basic Business TaxesCorporate income tax, Sales and use taxes, Property tax, Property tax incentives, New or expanding industry wage credit, Property tax abatements
Montana Direct Financial IncentivesMontana's economic development, finance and tax organizations provide a range of incentive programs to initiate new business and commercial investment.
Regional Report: The Mountain States Garner Accolades for Business ExpansionTheir economies are faring well, but the Mountain States continue to keep themselves busy building new industries and supporting existing employers.
Regional Report: Mountain Region States Highlighting Innovation and Pioneer IndustriesStates in the mountain region are pulling out the stops to attract advanced technology companies. Nowhere is this more true than in Nevada, where Tesla is building its gigafactory, which will be the world’s largest and most advanced battery factory.
The Regional Impact of Quality of Life on Entrepreneurial DecisionsOne of the most often cited reasons for the location of a new business is quality of life, yet it is one of the areas policymakers most often overlook.
Major New Developments for Keystone PipelineEven without approval of the controversial Keystone XL phase, Canadian crude oil is now flowing through the pipeline from Canada to the Gulf for the first time.
Optimizing Economic Growth in Shale Zone CommunitiesThe ability to access oil and natural gas reserves found in the nation’s shale regions has presented new opportunities for economic growth along with a host of infrastructure and real estate challenges.
Regional Report: Mountain States’ Economies Striving to Reach New HeightsThe Mountain States are posting positive news on the jobs and business location and expansion front.
Leading Locations for 2013: The Mountain Region MSAsA mixture of modern and emerging sectors — including aerospace, biotech, information technology, and financial services — has driven the economies of the Mountain States’ (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming).
Regional Review: FDI Adds to Vitality of the Mountain StatesThe Mountain States’ economies were driven over the past 12 months by a mixture of modern and emerging sectors, including information technology, and old standbys like dairy. At the same time, foreign investment came from a variety of sources to add to the vitality of the region.
First Person: U.S. Oil & Gas Boom - The Road to Energy Independence Is Not Without ChallengesThe editor of Area Development magazine recently discussed the latest developments in the oil and gas industry and their economic impact with Alexander Frei, Director of the Business Incentives Practice at Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois.
How Corporate Taxes Impact the Business Climate“Taxes are a fact of life,” the Tax Foundation states in a new background paper, but “not all tax systems are created equal.” With that in mind, the organization sets out every year to rank U.S. states in its “State Business Climate Tax Index.”
The Leading Metros for "Prime Workforce" GrowthWe ranked 365 MSAs across 23 economic and workforce growth indicators in our Leading Locations for 2012 report. Here, we rank the cities based only on the selected indicators from the overall report that measure workforce vitality.
Regional Review: Mountain States Successfully Meet Economic ChallengesOver the past 12 months, the Mountain States' economies have been driven by a mixture of modern and emerging sectors - such as IT - and old standbys like dairy, which also opened the door for expansion - even as the region braced to learn the economic impact of devastating fires that occurred in June and July.
Joint-Venture Universal Achemetal Titanium Develops Titanium Extraction Process in Butte, Montana