Invest in Minnesota

February 16, 2016
blog Foreign Investment in Minnesota Nearly 720 foreign companies operate in Minnesota, employing nearly 101,000 people. In fact, Minnesota is a business location for about 15 percent of all foreign-owned companies operating in the United States.  In the past two years alone, foreign-owned companies have...

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Invest in Michigan

September 21, 2015
blog Michigan is undergoing an amazing transformation, where jobs and business opportunities are on the rise. In the last four years, over 200,000 new jobs were created in the state and today, over 50% of recent graduates choose to stay in the State. Business taxes are lower than any time in decades and economic...

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Invest in South Carolina

September 21, 2015
blog With one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the nation, highly competitive wages for workers and low unionization, it’s no wonder South Carolina is consistently ranked among the most business-friendly states in the U.S. South Carolina also provides a variety of customized incentive programs to meet...

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E-2 Visa appointments in Istanbul are taking longer

June 09, 2015
blog Generally, the wait time for an E-1 trader or an E-2 investor visa appointment in Istanbul is around a week; however it may take longer during the peak summer season. Recently, applicants have to wait around 60 days for E-1/E-2 appointments. According to the information provided by the Consulate’s E...

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Turkic American Chamber of Commerce Breakfast in D.C.

June 09, 2015
blog Turkic American Chamber of Commerce hosted a business breakfast at the Ronald Reagen Center in Washington D.C. Guest of honor was the Executive Director of SelectUSA Mr. Vinai Thummalapally. TACC was also a sponsor at the SelectUSA investment summit.  

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Second Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit was Held in DC

June 09, 2015
blog We participated in the Second Annual SelectUSA Summit in DC. This is a national-level engagement intended to connect businesses and investors from around the world with the U.S. economic development organizations at the state, regional, and local levels. The SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit was hosted...

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Connecticut ranked 2nd for the Smartest State Award

February 06, 2015
blog Connecticut ranked 2nd for the Smartest State Award and ranked 9th on the Top 10 Small Tech Hot Spots List. 5% Fixed Capital Tax Credit, 10% Machinery and Equipment Tax Credit... Open PDF

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Texas is the second most populous and the second-largest of the 50 states

February 06, 2015
blog TEXAS is the second most populous (after California) and the second-largest of the 50 states (after Alaska) in the United States of America. No Corporate Income Tax or Individual Income Tax, Primary franchise tax rate of 1 percent on gross receipts for most taxable entities, and 00.5 percent for retailers...

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Invest in New York

November 20, 2014
blog New York is called the capital of the world, and nicknamed as Big Apple. The famous saying “If you make it in the Big Apple, you can make it anywhere” guides the foreign investors in their efforts to live the American dream. New York offers great incentives to foreign investors especially in the upstate...

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Invest in Florida

November 20, 2014
blog Florida was named the second best state for investment by chiefexecutive.net. Florida offers great incentives for foreign investors. There is no corporate franchise tax, no state personal income tax, no tax on inventories and no state tax on foreign income.

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New York State

November 20, 2014
blog New York State is a great place to raise a family. New York ranked second - behind only California - in the number of gold-medal high schools. The publication, which collected and evaluated data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia, awarded 65 gold medals...

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Florida named 2nd best state for business

November 20, 2014
blog FLORIDA: is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Open PDF

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Invest in New Jersey

February 25, 2014
blog New Jersey is one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse states in the country. As of 2011, 56.4% of New Jersey's population younger than age 1 were minorities.New Jersey offers great incentives for foreign investor. New Jersey's economy is centered on the pharmaceutical industry, the financial...

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What to look for in buying or selling a business

April 24, 2013
Do you own a business? Would you like to transfer it to someone? Or would you like to buy a business? Make sure to make an agreement and put the terms of the transaction in writing. You should not rely on oral promises and words. Especially when the purchase price is paid in installments, there are serious...

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Green Card Through Investment - EB-5 Category Application Procedure

July 16, 2012
According to the immigration laws of the U.S., an investor can apply for a green card by investing $1,000,000 to a business venture. The amount of investment is lowered to $500,000 at urban areas and at targeted employment areas where unemployment rates are high.   There are two investment methods...

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Green Card Through Investment - EB-5 Category (1)

March 08, 2012
I will discuss the EB-5 category, which provides an opportunity to obtain green card through investment at my following few articles.  According to the immigration laws of the U.S., an investor can apply for a green card for him/herself and her/his family members by investing $1,000,000 to a business...

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EB-5 Category: Personal Investment vs. Regional Centers (2)

January 15, 2012
My first article on this subject included general information about the EB-5 Category, which allows an investor to obtain permanent residency (green card) through $1,000,000 investment (or through $500,000 investment in areas designed as targeted unemployment areas) to a new commercial enterprise.   In...

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Start-Up America Initiative and Its Possible Implications on Investment

January 15, 2012
President Barack Obama marked the 1-year anniversary of the Start-up America Partnership by announcing his legislative plans for the program. The main idea about Startup America Initiative is to attract and encourage foreign-born entrepreneurs and highly-skilled immigrants so they can start up the next...

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