Most folks are obsessing over how the expiring Bush tax cuts might affect individual taxpayers, but when it comes to businesses, a lot of other factors come into play.
So the Tax Foundation analyzes each year the tax climates of the 50 states to determine which states, from a tax standpoint, are the most business-friendly and which tend to cause companies to flee their borders.
This year, South Dakota is the winner. At the other end of the scale is New York.
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You can find out more about the study and where your state falls by checking out my Bankrate Taxes Blog item, Best, worst state for business?
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