Economic Development Resources

50 State Comparison

Compare your state and others to South Dakota to see how you can keep more of your hard earned money by locating in South Dakota.

Financing & Incentives in South Dakota

The State of South Dakota has financial programs in place to make your expansion or relocation into South Dakota a reality.

Governor’s Office of Economic Development

The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) offers a variety of services to attract and grow business in South Dakota.

MidAmerican Energy

MidAmerican Energy provides gas and electric services in North Sioux City, as well as connects companies to financial assistance resources.

Prairie Family Business Association

Prairie Family Business Association offers resources, education and networking opportunities for family-owned businesses to grow, engage, transition and prosper.

Real Wage Calculator

With a positive tax climate and low cost of living, your dollar goes farther in South Dakota. See how you can keep more of your income by working in South Dakota.

Small Business Development Center

The SBDC provides free and confidential business consulting services for companies of all sizes and types.

South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation

The South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation offers numerous services to assist with workforce attraction, training, and much more.

South Dakota Tax Advantages

South Dakota consistently ranks amongst the top states for its business climate. Learn how South Dakota’s tax climate can give your business an advantage.

Taxation of New Structures

Union County offers a 5 year property tax abatement providing a graduate property tax liability to help you get your business off the ground.