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Whether your company is seeking a location with a bottom line cost competitive environment or a community with a concentration of talent, you will find that the Yuma region provides industries with the best of both worlds. Firms in Yuma have managed to cut cost in multiple areas of their business operation while never sacrificing performance or efficiency. Local government has been proactive in minimizing regulations and fees in concert with the State of Arizona’s reform of their commercial tax codes. Phased in reductions to on-going business expenses has been the focus of the overhaul which is directly geared to expand economic development growth throughout our great state.

  • Arizona’s Corporate Income Tax will be reduced by nearly 33% by 2017
  • Arizona’s Commercial Property Tax Ratio will be cut by 10% by 2017
  • Five-Year Depreciation Schedules have been increased
  • Sales Factor Ratio’s for multi-state companies has been improved to 100%
  • Arizona has no Business Inventory Tax

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Located on the border of four states (Arizona, California, San Luis, Rio Colorado MX and Mexicali MX) and two countries (United States and Mexico), Yuma is a natural transportation hub with over 52 million consumers within a one day truck haul east/west via Interstate 8 or north/south via US Highway 95. Serviced by 14 major trucking companies, within 150 miles of a deep water port (LA/Long Beach) and direct access to Union Pacific’s high velocity “Sunset Route” makes Yuma a strategic location for movement of goods.

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Economic Development Department
150 W. Main Street
Somerton, Arizona 85350

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Office: (928) 722-7390
Fax: (928) 627-3794