Missouri’s tax climate named most competitive in South Central Region of the nation

Jan 19, 2012

In a new study by Ernst & Young, Missouri ranked highest in five of the eight business categories examined, including business friendliness. Taxes examined in the report included corporate income taxes, franchise taxes, sales and use taxes on business purchases, and local property taxes. The...

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Springfield, Missouri ranked 20th in best communities for commuting

Jan 06, 2012

Springfield, Missouri, was ranked 20th among large communities for favorable commuting according to a story reported by The Business Journals. With 41% of workers able to drive from home to their jobs in less than 15 minutes, Springfield well exceeds the national average of...

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Springfield, Missouri Unemployment Rate Drops Below 7%

Jan 05, 2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released November 2011 unemployment rate estimates, confirming the economic success the Springfield, Missouri metro area has seen in the last year.  Springfield metro area’s November unemployment rate dropped to 6.7%, down from 7.3% in October, and 8.5%...

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