Indiana Info



RIGHT BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Your business isn’t going to thrive just anywhere. You need to find a climate that cultivates success, and that means favorable business costs, shovel-ready sites and a skilled workforce. Indiana has the business environment you need to branch out and the industry initiatives designed to stimulate growth, innovation and profits. Discover what some of the most successful companies in the world have found out about Indiana’s pro-business environment.

  • AAA credit rating without enacting or considering a general tax increase
  • Property taxes capped and cut by one-third
  • Ten-year infrastructure improvement plan that does not rely on gas or diesel taxes
  • State tax exemption for patents developing new business technology or processes
  • R&D sales tax credit on research and development equipment
  • Personal property tax exemption on information technology equipment
     

RIGHT TAXES AND INCENTIVES

When it comes to business development, Indiana is definitely cooking with the freshest ideas, innovations and incentives. Keeping operating costs to a minimum with things like a super-competitive tax structure, the lowest workers compensation rates in the Midwest and the second-lowest cost for industrial electricity in the nation are simply the icing on the cake. Find out more about our incentives and low costs of doing business.

  • Property taxes recently capped and cut by one-third
  • No inventory tax
  • No gross receipts tax
  • Corporate adjusted gross income tax is a flat 7.5 percent, phasing down to 4.9 percent by 2021
  • Corporate income tax based solely on sales in Indiana
  • Sales tax is 7 percent

 

RIGHT LOCATION  

Known as the “Crossroads of America,” Indiana is first in the nation for interstate highway access. With three international airports and the second-largest FedEx hub in the world, we’re also host to our fair share of air traffic. With an equally robust rail system and three marine ports on Lake Michigan and the Ohio River, it’s safe to say that no matter where your business goes, you can definitely get there from here. Find out more about why we’re the perfect place for business.

  • Within a day's drive of 80 percent of the U.S. population
  • More than 11,000 total highway miles
  • A national leader in pass-through interstates
  • Three international airports
  • World’s second-largest FedEx hub
  • More than 4,400 miles of active railway tracks
  • Three state-of-the-art international ports, each a Foreign Trade Zone

 

 

RIGHT LIFESTYLE

Indiana is a full-bodied blend of robust cities, wild expanses of heartland, rounded out with endnotes of small-town coziness. Steam in the flavors of world-class sports, the Arts, recreation, plus affordable housing and it’s easy to see there’s something brewing here that has people and businesses wanting to call Indiana home. Find out more about the Indiana lifestyle.

  • One of the most affordable major housing markets in the nation
  • Largest children’s museum in the world
  • Largest half marathon in the country