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Connecticut Franchise Opportunities

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This small, New England state has come a long way from its Dutch roots. Considered part of the Tri-State area with New York and New Jersey, Connecticut is a home to the financial services industry, including insurance companies and hedge funds. It’s no surprise the state has the highest per capita income and median household income in the U.S. If you’re looking to make some real profit, look no further than Connecticut!

Where to Settle

If you plan on founding a franchise in Connecticut, consider living in Bridgeport, the most populous city with 144,000 residents; New Haven, the home of Yale University; Hartford, the capital of the state; or Stamford, which is considered part of the Greater New York metropolitan area.

Let’s Talk Taxes

If you want to start a franchise, Connecticut’s taxes would make it easier for you—the state doesn’t have any franchise or business privilege tax.

However, Connecticut does tax the net income of corporations at a flat rate of 7.5 percent, with a minimum tax of $250. Unless it’s a traditional corporation though, you don’t have to worry about that.

There is a personal income tax on a graduated scale of 3, 5 and 6.5 percent based on income that you will have to pay if the revenue from your franchise passes through you personally.

Business in The Nutmeg State

  • There are 332,000 small businesses in Connecticut, which make up 97.2 percent of all employers in the state.
  • Of those, 93,480 are women-owned, and 39,800 are minority-owned.
Hawaii Franchise Opportunities

If you’ve ever dreamed of living on a tropical island, surrounded by beaches, surfing, lush vegetation, Hawaii might be an ideal place for you to open a franchise. Imagine running your own business and staring out into the Pacific Ocean with a drink in hand!

Nevada Franchise Opportunities

Does the lure of bright lights, gambling, gold and sin draw you in? Nevada is home to some of the most libertarian laws, allowing for the legalization of things like prostitution, as well as lenient marriage and divorce laws. If you want to live life on the wild side, Nevada might be a good place to open your franchise!

Wyoming Franchise Opportunities

Although Wyoming has the smallest population and almost the lowest population density, the federal government owns nearly half the land in the state because it’s filled with such magical displays of nature. Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Devils Tower and many more could all be in your backyard if you decide to start your next franchise in Wyoming!