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South Dakota Governor's
Office of Economic Development

A Stable Tax Climate That Puts Business First

Welcome to South Dakota

Governor’s Office
of Economic Development

Your dedicated resource for businesses looking to start, expand or relocate in South Dakota. We work for your success.

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South Dakota Taking Care of Business

We’re fiscally responsible
State pension is 100 percent funded
We don’t have a lot of taxes
Second best tax climate in the nation
Businesses love us
Second most business friendly state
We’re hard workers
The Midwest work ethic is alive and well
We’re easy to get to
South Dakota is the geographic center of the United States
Our workforce is growing
South Dakota is a net in-migration state
We don’t like red tape any more than you do
We get out of the way so you can succeed

We hope you spend some time on our site so you can learn more about doing business in South Dakota.

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