OREGON is a very competitive state for business expansion and re-location and Union County is a very competitive place to be in the State of Oregon.
From the Oregon Business Development Department an example of the annual cost of running a small business in Oregon:
|Employee gross payroll||$903,900||$879,680||$1,007,720|
|Corporate income/other taxes*||$2,000||$1,658||$36,300|
|Annual property tax||$125,600||$85,600||$72,000|
|Annual tax on current purchases||$0||$33,975||$32,438|
|Tax on capital purchases||$0||$543,600||$1,305|
|Total operating costs, initial capital taxes||$1,208,929||$1,768,474||$1,323,177|
|Difference from Oregon||+ $559,545||+ $114,248|
Union County offers advantages in electrical rates, labor costs, and property tax assessment that make the community an attractive location. Additionally, Union County offers access to utilities such as municipal water and wastewater systems that do not assess system development charges; natural gas; exceptional fiber resources; Interstate 84 that links Union County with anywhere in North America; and direct service by Union Pacific Railroad. You can do business with the world from Union County.
We may be located in Northeast Oregon but we see ourselves as being the heart of the Northwest. Check out the cost of doing business in Union County.