Arkansas State Resources for Government, Business, and Insurance

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Arkansas State Business Resources

Arkansas is ranked #41 in the US in terms of economy but it is also one of the fastest growing economies in recent years. Therefore, economic experts predict that this state will emerge as one of the best places to start a business in the US.

This state has had a strong performance in terms of the transport and infrastructure industries. There are also a wide range of grant programs and incentives offered to business startups and innovators that promote a healthy business environment. With these funding assistances available, it makes it easier for entrepreneurs to have the freedom and flexibility to start their own business.

In addition to this, there are a wide range of benefits of LLC formation or starting your own corporation in Arkansas. Meanwhile, the state government offers multiple tax credits and these benefits are unique to each industry. In particular, the state established the "Income Tax Credit" program that provides corporate income tax credits to startups in Arkansas when they create new full-time jobs. You can get up to 4% tax credit on your new employees' payroll.

In addition to these tax credit programs, there are tax refunds and tax exemption programs that startups can take advantage of.

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Tax and Employment Resources

Arkansas State and Local Insurance Information and Directory

At the request of our visitors we've included the below local insurance contacts for most cities in Arkansas. It's no surprise that Arkansas, with its low cost of living, has plenty of affordable auto insurance options. Whether you live in Little Rock or rural, Izard County, we are ready to help you compare cheap quotes offered by insurance companies in the state of Arkansas. Look no further when it comes to car insurance - you've come to the right place. These insurance contacts not only can get you the best rates but can also inform you about the various types of auto coverage that are available to you.For additional information on traffic laws or driving schools please navigate to your respective state using the map.


Government Contacts

Known as the Natural State, Arkansas was incorporated as a state in 1836. The nickname was derived from the abundance of natural resources and formations in Arkansas. Among the main features of the state include mountains, dense woodland, fertile plains, and valleys. These natural features are also the primary source of attraction for tourists who visit the state.

After World War II, the industrialization and urbanization helped to speed up the recovery of the state's economy. Today, there are over 3 million people who call Arkansas home. The concentration of residents is in the cities of Little Rock (the state capital), Fort Smith and Fayetteville.

The largest source of business and employment in the state are the chains of Wal-Mart stores. Other major employers in the state are health care and food processing industries. It is considered as having a good business environment and fiscal stability. Therefore, it is a great option for those who are planning to start a business.

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      Government Accredited Online Colleges in Arkansas

      1. Arkansas Northeastern College

        BlythevilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,150
        Years Accredited
        35 (1980)
        Student Population
        2,742
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Arkansas State University-Beebe

        BeebeAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,098
        Years Accredited
        44 (1971)
        Student Population
        6,960
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

        JonesboroAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,180
        Years Accredited
        87 (1928)
        Student Population
        18,175
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

        Mountain HomeAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $3,150
        Years Accredited
        12 (2003)
        Student Population
        2,172
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Arkansas State University-Newport

        NewportAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,304
        Years Accredited
        15 (1999)
        Student Population
        5,843
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Arkansas Tech University

        RussellvilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,286
        Years Accredited
        85 (1930)
        Student Population
        12,722
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock

        Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,600
        Years Accredited
        6 (2008)
        Student Population
        1,105
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Website
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      1. Black River Technical College

        PocahontasAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,472
        Years Accredited
        19 (1995)
        Student Population
        3,228
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Blue Cliff College-Fayetteville

        FayettevilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $15,260
        Years Accredited
        9 (2005)
        Student Population
        613
        School Type
        Private for-profit, less-than 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Website
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      1. Bryan University

        RogersAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $14,415
        Years Accredited
        8 (2006)
        Student Population
        244
        School Type
        Private for-profit, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Central Baptist College

        ConwayAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $12,530
        Years Accredited
        22 (1993)
        Student Population
        1,058
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. College of the Ouachitas

        MalvernAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,547
        Years Accredited
        19 (1996)
        Student Population
        1,783
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

        De QueenAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,302
        Years Accredited
        17 (1998)
        Student Population
        2,234
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Crowley's Ridge College

        ParagouldAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $10,900
        Years Accredited
        15 (2000)
        Student Population
        153
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. East Arkansas Community College

        Forrest CityAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,700
        Years Accredited
        36 (1979)
        Student Population
        2,135
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Ecclesia College

        SpringdaleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $15,140
        Years Accredited
        9 (2005)
        Student Population
        211
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. Harding University

        SearcyAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $15,240
        Years Accredited
        61 (1954)
        Student Population
        8,129
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Henderson State University

        ArkadelphiaAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,280
        Years Accredited
        81 (1934)
        Student Population
        4,491
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. John Brown University

        Siloam SpringsAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $21,774
        Years Accredited
        53 (1962)
        Student Population
        2,814
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Mid-South Community College

        West MemphisAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,622
        Years Accredited
        16 (1999)
        Student Population
        3,199
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. National Park Community College

        Hot SpringsAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $3,270
        Years Accredited
        34 (1981)
        Student Population
        5,212
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. North Arkansas College

        HarrisonAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,328
        Years Accredited
        36 (1979)
        Student Population
        3,101
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

        BentonvilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $4,340
        Years Accredited
        20 (1995)
        Student Population
        12,269
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Ouachita Baptist University

        ArkadelphiaAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $21,440
        Years Accredited
        62 (1953)
        Student Population
        1,678
        School Type
        Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. Ozarka College

        MelbourneAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,258
        Years Accredited
        19 (1996)
        Student Population
        2,336
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

        HelenaAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,735
        Years Accredited
        43 (1972)
        Student Population
        3,269
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Pulaski Technical College

        North Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $3,183
        Years Accredited
        29 (1985)
        Student Population
        16,446
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Rich Mountain Community College

        MenaAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,184
        Years Accredited
        25 (1990)
        Student Population
        1,533
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. South Arkansas Community College

        El DoradoAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,396
        Years Accredited
        32 (1983)
        Student Population
        2,510
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Southeast Arkansas College

        Pine BluffAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,980
        Years Accredited
        19 (1996)
        Student Population
        2,993
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

        MagnoliaAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,146
        Years Accredited
        86 (1929)
        Student Population
        3,940
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. Southern Arkansas University Tech

        CamdenAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $3,769
        Years Accredited
        35 (1980)
        Student Population
        3,864
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. Strayer University-Arkansas

        Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $14,985
        Years Accredited
        5 (2009)
        Student Population
        303
        School Type
        Private for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas

        FayettevilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,554
        Years Accredited
        91 (1924)
        Student Population
        26,449
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

        Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $6,854
        Years Accredited
        86 (1929)
        Student Population
        16,358
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas at Monticello

        MonticelloAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,560
        Years Accredited
        75 (1940)
        Student Population
        4,842
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

        Pine BluffAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $5,724
        Years Accredited
        65 (1950)
        Student Population
        3,551
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

        BatesvilleAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,324
        Years Accredited
        17 (1998)
        Student Population
        1,940
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

        HopeAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,346
        Years Accredited
        18 (1997)
        Student Population
        1,867
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

        MorriltonAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $2,175
        Years Accredited
        18 (1997)
        Student Population
        3,028
        School Type
        Public, 2-year
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

        Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        N/A
        Years Accredited
        41 (1973)
        Student Population
        3,213
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

        Fort SmithAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $4,462
        Years Accredited
        42 (1973)
        Student Population
        8,884
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Website
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      1. University of Central Arkansas

        ConwayAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $7,333
        Years Accredited
        84 (1931)
        Student Population
        12,905
        School Type
        Public, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Certificate
        Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
        Certificate (Post-Masters)
        Associates
        Bachelors
        Doctoral
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus

        Little RockAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $10,240
        Years Accredited
        11 (2003)
        Student Population
        1,489
        School Type
        Private for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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      1. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

        RogersAR
        Tuition & Fees
        $10,240
        Years Accredited
        9 (2005)
        Student Population
        810
        School Type
        Private for-profit, 4-year or above
        Degree Levels
        Bachelors
        Masters
        Website
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