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Oregon State Business Resources

Business owners love Oregon. Does this mean that it is a good destination to start a new business? It seems so and experts would agree. There are plenty of things to love about Oregon - whether you are living or visiting - and the same can be said of new businesses.

The pro-business climate in Oregon has attracted small business owners to build a home here. There are plenty of organizations and groups that had formed in an effort to provide assistance and resources for new businesses, whether small or medium sized.

The business-friendly tax policies are also another factor. For example, you could qualify for deductions on your business income tax if you provide up to five full-time employments. Meanwhile, the Oregon Emerging Small Business certification program gives priority to small businesses in various contracting opportunities with the government.

The highly educated workforce is another factor that could work in the favor of Oregon small business owners. Not only is the labor pool talented, it is also widely diverse. You can easily find the best addition that would help propel your business to success.

All of these factors combine to a thriving startup community within Oregon. The government offers trainings and development programs, along with numerous resources, to encourage new businesses and put them in a position for success. For business insurance related info please refer to our more in depth article.

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Oregon 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 Oregon. When it comes to auto insurance in the state of Oregon, car owners are required to have bodily injury and property damage liability, personal injury protection, and uninsured motorist coverage. Oregon strictly enforces this mandate; each time you register a car, you must provide your policy number to the state. The average cost for auto insurance in Oregon is slightly higher than the national average due to the state's minimum requirements. Nonetheless, you can still find affordable coverage and compare quotes if you take advantage of the list of local contacts that we have provided below. Ultimately, you can find a cheap policy in the state of Oregon, provided you understand the rates offered by insurance companies and select a low cost option.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.

Government Contacts

Oregon is nicknamed The Beaver State, a nod to the large number of beavers living in the state. One of the most breathtaking places on the planet is Ohio's Crater Lake National Park. The landscape in this park looks like it was taken straight from the movie.

Another breathtaking sight that can be found in the state is the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Subsequently, each park in Oregon features gorgeous natural sceneries, such as the Washington Park in Portland. The park houses the world-famous International Rose Test Garden, which is near the gorgeous Portland Japanese Garden. Other popular attractions include the Hood River near the Columbia River, Astoria, and Mount Hood National Park.

Another must-see in Oregon is Cannon Beach, which offers a wide and long stretch of sand and a beautiful view of the coastal rocks.

Oregon takes pride in its resource-oriented economy. Though trade for Asian countries plays a substantial role in the state's economy. Other industries like tourism, trade, recreation, and service activities are growing.

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