Ohio is
For Leaders

Some states are built for followers. We’re building for leaders.

We believe in a business-friendly tax structure that incentivizes growth, maintaining a strong budget reserve, and keeping cost of living and cost of commercial space at one of the lowest rates in the country. Whether you run a start-up or are an established enterprise, Ohio's business incentives, labor force, and stable economy make it the right choice for business leaders.

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Ohio by
the Numbers

Here’s just some of what makes Ohio better for business.


Ohio has a 0% state tax on corporate income, R&D investments, and goods & products sold out of state.

(SOURCE: Ohio Department of Taxation)

$4.9 billion

From 2012 to 2017, Ohio cut taxes by $4.9 billion – the largest total tax cut in the U.S.



Ohio’s venture capital growth was 134% between 2017 and 2019, nearly 3x the regional average (47%) and in the nation (57%).



Thanks to Ohio’s centralized location, 60% of the U.S. and Canadian population lives within a day’s drive of the state.



Akron, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton are all listed as top-10 cities for millennial homebuyers, giving Ohio more top-10 cities than any other state.



Ohio has climbed 32 spots in Chief Executive Magazine’s 50 Best States for Business rankings since 2011.


Get a deeper look at what
Ohio has to offer your business.


Fast-track your
progress in Ohio.

JobsOhio provides funding to help qualified businesses that...

  • Expand, relocate, or build additional headquarters or operation locations
  • Create corporate R&D centers
  • Develop employees and training programs

Talk to our team

“Ohio has been a great place to do business, serve customers, and create jobs.”

- Alicia Boler Davis
VP of Global Customer
Fulfillment, Amazon

“We chose Ohio because of the business-friendly environment, the vibrant local community, [and] access to a rich and growing talent pool.”

- Bala Ramaiah
CEO & Founder
ISSQUARED, Inc., 2020

“The decision to build the new Acura NSX in Ohio was a no-brainer. You have the greatest collection of engineering, manufacturing and R&D talent in the world in one place.”

- Clement D'Souza Chief Engineer
Honda Performance Manufacturing Center

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Columbus, OH 43215