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Tennessee’s businesses are the backbone of our economy, and as a state, we will continue to focus on targeted relief for these businesses. We encourage all Tennesseans to stay vigilant in reading and sharing information from reliable sources.
The State of Tennessee will provide regular updates including the necessary resources, information and support to help our businesses overcome the challenges that have resulted from COVID-19.COVID-19 Resources
We believe in high expectations, low debt and a pro-business regulatory environment. Tennessee is proud to be a right-to-work state with no personal income tax on wages. Our state and local tax burdens are among the lowest in the country, and our state budget operates with a healthy surplus rather than a deficit.Learn More
Business Climate in the U.S. – Business Facilities, 2019
Million Tennesseans with a high school degree or higher
Lowest state and local taxes paid per capita (fiscal year 2012).
Select cities from the list below to discover how far Tennessee cities are from key metropolitan areas in the U.S.
We have learned that “Made in Tennessee” means something special in the global business community. We’re recognized around the world for the high quality of our craftsmanship and the artisan strength of our workforce, the honest, hardworking people of Tennessee.Business Climate
In the U.S. for FDI job creation (2013 and 2015)
In the U.S. for global access and infrastructure
In the U.S. for the lowest state debt per capita (Fiscal Year 2014)
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