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Business Climate in Pike County Indiana

Pike County Indiana is business and family friendly. We welcome your new or expanding business and will do everything possible to help ensure its success.

Our commitment to the success of local businesses is demonstrated by the strong corporate and governmental partnerships that have been formed to work towards business success. Pike County and Indiana as a whole enjoy a tax system that keeps overall costs down and a regulatory environment that encourages growth.

The cost of doing business in Pike County Indiana is low. The Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate in Indiana is the 2nd lowest in the Midwest and 2nd lowest compared to all eastern states. Indiana’s Property Tax Index Rate is the 2nd lowest in the Midwest and the 2nd lowest compared to all southern states. The Worker’s Compensation Premium Rate is one of the lowest in the country, and the Corporate Income Tax in Indiana has decreased to 6.5 percent by with a goal of further reduction to 4.9 percent by 2021.

Indiana ranks best in the Midwest and seventh nationally for its business climate according to the Top States for Doing Business Survey conducted by Area Development. The survey gauges the business climate in all 50 states by site selection consultants. The survey cited a number of reasons for Indiana’s good showing including its manufacturing boom and the new right-to-work law. Indiana is also one of only 11 states to earn an AAA credit rating from all three major credit rating agencies.

Indiana continues to have one of the most competitive tax codes in the nation, according to an annual study. The Tax Foundation’s 2018 State Business Tax Climate Index ranks Indiana 9th for its overall tax climate, and tops in the Midwest.

Pike County is the median center of US population; at the center of your success!