Competitive Business Costs
Leaders at all levels of Tennessee government understand the necessity to generate profits and have established tax structures and incentives that enable competitive operations in a global economy.
As a result, Tennessee boasts a pro-business regulatory climate, as well as a top Aaa rating from Moody’s on its general obligation debt.
Tennessee, which ranks third for its overall cost of doing business, and is rated highly for its competitive labor environment, generous business incentives, positive tax picture, favorable regulatory environment, reasonable utility rates, easily accessed project funding, exceptional workforce development concepts, and outstanding shovel-ready sites — ranking first in this last category. Hit on all of the cylinders in this manner, and you’re bound to reduce the cost of doing business. Area Development 2023 Top States for doing Business