Mass. makes the Top Ten…

Posted October 18th, 2010 by Jim Ettwein

Anyone else notice the theme “liberally” spread throughout this list?  Of course you did.  Although, I’ll bet NJ is off this list next year.

It’s time we vote OUT the incumbents that have been ruining the business climate in America, and Mass.  rr

10 Worst States for Small Business

Here are the 10 states that ranked the lowest in the 2010 results, meaning they are considered the least favorable for small businesses entrepreneurs when it comes to public policy issues, including tax treatment: 

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Oregon
  3. Vermont
  4. Iowa
  5. Maine
  6. New York
  7. California
  8. Minnesota
  9. New Jersey
  10. District of Columbia (Worst. Also worst in 2008 and 2009.)

…and, I knew you’d ask… here’s the Top Ten most favorable states… notice a contra-theme in this one?  Me too.

  1. South Dakota (Best)
  2. Texas
  3. Nevada
  4. Wyoming
  5. Washington
  6. Florida
  7. Alabama
  8. Alaska
  9. Ohio
  10. Colorado

Source: Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

One Response to “Mass. makes the Top Ten…”

  1. Rabid Republican

    Message to the coward who posted with the obvious attempt to hide his identity. Nazis were left-wingers, not right-wingers. The operative part of their name (NAZI = National Socialist Party) tells all. Get your facts straight and post a cogent thought. You don’t even understand what you’re trying to talk about. rr