Illinois Rated Worst State For Small Business Friendliness

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Patch file photo
Illinois received a failing grade in small business friendliness, according to a survey by Thumbtack. 

Illinois received the worst rating in the survey. Rhode Island and California also received failing grades. Connecticut and New Jersey received D grades. 

The survey looked at several issues, including: 
  • Business-friendly licensing regulations
  • Ease of filing taxes
  • Tax rates
  • Government-sponsored training programs
Utah, Idaho, Texas, Virginia and Louisiana received the highest rating for small business friendliness. 

Check out the full survey results. 
Fred Savage June 30, 2014 at 10:10 PM
Illinois created only 500 private sector jobs in the last 9 months. I would leave in a second if i could.
Kevin June 30, 2014 at 11:15 PM
If you can't see how messed up the State of Illinois is you're part of the problem.
Independence666 July 02, 2014 at 08:23 PM
Wherever Democrats are in charge, disaster follows.
Conceal Carry July 02, 2014 at 09:03 PM
Can't wait till we get a few bus loads of democrat business owners from the border...
JP7262 July 07, 2014 at 04:10 PM
Surprise, surprise.


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