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Press Release

Date: Dec 11th, 2009 – 04:35pm

For the seventh year in a row, Sioux Falls achieved a No. 1 ranking on the Forbes list of best small metro areas for business and careers. ranked us #7 among tax friendly cities in the U.S. South Dakota captured the top spot in the Tax Foundation's annual state-by-state ranking of business tax climates. The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council named South Dakota as the nation’s most entrepreneur friendly state, plus listed our state as having the best tax system in their 2009 Business Tax Index. We continue to receive other accolades as well for our low cost of doing business, job growth, tax friendliness, educational attainment, and more.