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Nevada business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of NV communities

Relocate or Expand to Nevada - U.S. Industrial Expansion & Relocation Guide for Manufacturing Companies - Learn more about the Nevada business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of NV communities. Helping decision makers at U.S. manufacturing establishments find new locations to relocate or expand.
Nevada Business Data*


Population: 2,643,085
Total Labor Force: 1,367,600
Unemployment Rate: 8.7%
Number of Manufacturers: 1,712
Manufacturing Jobs: 46,245
Right to Work: Yes
Unemp. Ins. Tax: 0.255.4%
Corporate Income Tax:

Sales Tax:
6.85%. Exemptions include: Eligible machinery and equipment.

Property Tax:
Tax rates vary by county. Property tax is caluclated by multiplying assessed valuation of property by a given county's tax rate. Both real and personal property are taxed. Abatements are available for LEED certified buildings; pollution control equipment; manufacturers' inventory; goods-in-transit; manufacturers' raw materials and components;

Leading Manufacturing Industries:
(by % of total manufacturing employment)
17% Miscellaneous manufacturing industries
11% Printing and publishing
10% Fabricated metal products
9% Industrial machinery and equipment
8% Food and kindred products

Largest Manufacturing Establishments:
(by number of employees)
International Game Technology (Reno) - 2,200
Barrick Goldstrike Mines, Inc. (Carlin) - 1,600
Bally Technologies, Inc. (Las Vegas) - 1,060
Cortez Gold Mines (Beowawe) - 1,000
International Game Technology (IGT) (Las Vegas) - 1,000
Counties with the Most Manufacturing Jobs:
Clark - 28,826
Washoe - 17,167
Elko - 3,825
Consolidated Municipality of C - 3,413
Douglas - 2,253

Cities with the Most Manufacturing Jobs:
Las Vegas - 18,888
Reno - 10,675
Sparks - 6,080
Henderson - 4,684
North Las Vegas - 4,474

Manufacturing Related Business Incentives:
No Inventory, Unitary Taxes, Personal Income Taxes.
Foreign Trade Zones
Less-restrictive environmental laws
Green Building Property Tax Abatements
Industrial Revenue Bonds (IDBs)
Modified Business (Payroll) Tax Abatement
Nevada Hub Zone Development
Property Tax Abatement to qualified recycling businesses
Renewable Energy Storage Sales and Property Tax Abatement
Train Employees Now (TEN) Program (customized job training)
Sales Tax Deferral ( for qualified industries in the purchase of specific types of capital equipment)
Procurement Outreach Program (bid information and technical assistance with federal/state contracts)

Looking to reach Nevada manufacturers? Access the Nevada Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.

*Manufacturing stats updated on 3/18/2014. All other stats updated on 3/18/2014. Listings updated on 4/24/2014.

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