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Ohio State Business Resources

Ohio's economy has had its series of ups and downs. Since its recovery from the 2008 financial recession, the state has been named as one of the best locations for new businesses in the US. The surge in businesses opening up in the state has opened up more opportunities in terms of employment and the economy. All of these factors contribute to making Ohio a viable option for those who want to set up business in the state.

One of the reasons why businesses have flourished in Ohio is the tremendous community support. The local communities are quick to back up on Ohio entrepreneurs. There is a prevailing "buy local" mentality among the people of Ohio, which is always good news for businesses.

In addition to that, there are also various community groups in the form of business incubators and accelerators that deliver mentorship programs and access to resources for small business owners. This is in line with the booming tech infrastructure and industry in Ohio. There are many tech startups that have found base in Ohio - big or small - and it has helped to fuel the tech industry.

Finally, Ohio's tax and business regulations are highly favorable for new business owners. Aside from a business-friendly tax policy, entrepreneurs also note the government policies that helped streamlined the process of opening a new business. For business insurance related info please refer to our more in depth article.

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Ohio 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 Ohio. Nestled right under Lake Erie, The Buckeye State experiences both severe thunderstorms in the summer and harsh snowy weather in the winter. Ohio's climate, paired with the increasing traffic in its large metropolitan areas, makes auto insurance a must-have. In fact, the state of Ohio requires car owners to have Bodily Injury to Others and Property Damage Liability coverage as a bare minimum. If you're a resident of Ohio, the rates offered to you will depend on the make of your car, your driving history, and even your marital status. To get a cheap rate, you should compare multiple quotes and select a low cost coverage option that meets your needs. There are plenty of companies that offer affordable car insurance, and the first step to finding coverage starts here. For additional information on traffic laws or driving schools please navigate to your respective state using the map. And for manufactured home insurance, please refer to the respective article.

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Nicknamed The Buckeye State, it is said that Buckeye trees once covered the hills and plains of the state of Ohio. The state is located in the Midwestern region of the U.S. Its capital Columbus is also its largest city. The name Ohio came from the Ohio River, which originally says ohiːyo', and translates to "great river" or "good river".

Ohio offers countless of wonderful possibilities for its guests, particularly those who are looking for a full-on nature escape experience. Right from spring all the way to fall, the forests and lakes in Ohio are always captivating.

It is difficult to run out of something fun to do in Ohio, especially if you're a nature lover. The best outdoor adventures in the state are held in both national and state parks. Housed in Cleveland, Ohio is the world-famous Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Ohio is rich in natural resources, cheap energy, healthy soils, and good transportation service. Mining and manufacturing play huge roles in the state's economy, too.

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