New York State is committed to helping your business thrive and grow.

The economy of tomorrow starts today in New York State. With world-class infrastructure, creative incentives and the lowest taxes in decades, the state is attracting the companies of the future for long-term economic growth. That means more jobs. More ideas. And more opportunity for every New Yorker.

See how New York can help your business.

Business Programs & Incentives
Business Programs & Incentives

New York provides a variety of programs aimed at helping businesses, including loans, grants and tax credits.
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Innovative Academic Partnerships
Innovative Academic Partnerships

One of the ways New York accelerates the growth of it’s high-tech economy is the Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) which partners with new and existing businesses in innovative and exciting ways.
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Small Business Assistance
Small Business Assistance

New York State offers small businesses a wide variety of programs ranging from access to capital to professional mentoring.
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Why New York State?

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Lower Taxes

The middle-class tax rate is at its lowest since 1953, while the tax rate for corporate manufacturers has been lowered from 5.9% to zero. 

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Diverse and Talented Workforce

New York State ranks #2 among states with adults who have four or more years of college. Also #2 among states for the highest number of scientists and engineers who live here.

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Robust R&D Spending 

New York State continues to be exceptionally strong in academic R&D and innovation. NYS ranks #2 in the nation in academic R&D expenditures, and this research is split almost evenly between upstate and downstate colleges & universities.

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Accessible Supply Chain and Infrastructure

Across New York State, you’ll find abundant raw materials and major-market proximity, all accessible by superior highways, rail, airports and ports.

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Cost Efficient Energy

Providing some of the nation's lowest natural gas prices, New York also ranks highly in wind and clean technology patenting.

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Greater Quality of Life

With quick access to bustling nightlife and culture as well as lush forests and mountain hiking, New York offers diverse and endless options.

Key Industries

New York State Home

New York State has 10 diverse regions offering everything your business might need. Click on the map to learn more.