Wayne County Economic Development Council

Why Choose Wayne County? Call Us Toll Free at 888-WAYNEOH

Strong Incentives
Tax credits, abatements, grants, low-cost financing Foreign Trade Zone and more.

Business-Friendly Climate
Effective community and government partnerships locally and throughout Northeast Ohio.

Access to Markets
Central location with great ground, rail, water and air accessibility.

High Quality of Life
Small town hospitality and country living with big city opportunities.

Leading Ag-Bioscience Infrastructure
Premier research facilities and infrastructure.

Low Cost of Doing Business

Energy, labor and occupancy costs among the nation’s most affordable.

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Maximize Return on Your Investment

Ohio is executing reform that is substantially lowering the cost of doing business in the state - with the lowest taxes in the Midwest by 2010.

  • Reduce operating costs – No tax on inventory or corporate income
  • Enhance productivity – No tax on investments in machinery and equipment
  • Attract talent – Shrink labor costs through a 21 percent reduction in personal income tax
  • Enjoy a level playing field – All companies taxed the same low rate
  • Boost return on investment – No tax on product sold to customers outside Ohio
  • Reward entrepreneurship – First $1 million in gross receipts are tax-free
Wayne County offers a competitive tax environment with as well with low property, sales and income taxes compared to neighboring communities throughout Northeast Ohio. For more information on Ohio's new tax system, follow one of the links below.
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