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1 Business Climate State Liability Systems U.S. Chamber of Commerce State Liability Systems Ranking IA 5 MN 11 WI 22 State Competitiveness Ranking State Competitiveness Ranking (Ranking =Best) IA 9 MN 5 WI 23 Institute for Legal Reform, Inc. (Conducted by Harris Interactive)2010 Beacon Hill Institute, 2010 Cost of Doing Business Ranking (1=lowest) Cost of Doing Business Ranking (1 = lowest) IA 1 WI 24 MN 31 America's Top State for Business-CNBC 2010 Union Membership Union affiliation of employed wage & salary workers in 2010 by state (Percent of employed workers) (US Average 11.9%) IA 11.4 WI 14.2 MN 15.6 Unemployment Rates for States Unemployment Rate for States - November 2010(Not Seasonally Adjusted) IA 6.1 MN 6.6 WI 7.1 Workforce Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics - November 2010 Operating Costs New Employer Unemployment Insurance Rate (* = Minimum to Maximum Range % Rates) New Employer Unemployment Ins. Rate (Note:Employers in certain industries receive higher rates) IA 1.9 MN 2.91 WI Avg. Electric price - Industrial (in cents) Average Electric Prices - Industrial - October 2010 (in cents per kwh) (US Average 6.85) IA 5.22 MN 6.16 WI 6.86 Automatic Data Processing (ADP) 2011 Energy Information Administration/Electric Power Monthly - October 2010

2 Operating Costs Avg. Electric Price -Commercial (in cents) Average Electric Prices - Commercial - October 2010 (in cents per kwh)(us Average 10.23) IA 7.60 MN 8.14 WI 9.84 Avg. Gas Price - Industrial (in dollars) Average Gas Price-Industrial ($ per 1000 cubic feet) (US Average 5.33) IA $6.23 MN $5.66 WI $7.82 Energy Information Administration/Electric Power Monthly - October 2010 Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Annual 2010 Avg. Gas Price - Commercial (in dollars) Average Gas Price - Commercial ($ per 1000 Cubic feet)(us Average 10.06) IA $7.88 MN $7.96 WI $8.95 Employer Contribution to Health Insurance-Family 2009 Avg Cost (Employer Contribution) of Employment-Based Health Insurance-Family Coverage (US Average $9,553) IA $8,852 MN $9,490 WI $11,757 Energy Information Administration The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2011 Employer Contribution to Health Insurance-Single 2009 Avg Cost (Employer Contribution) of Employment-Based Health Insurance-Single Coverage (US Average $3,712) IA $3,598 MN $3,606 WI $4,121 The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2011 ACT Scores ACT Average Composites (US Average 21.0) IA 22.2 WI 22.1 MN 22.9 ACT Participation Rates Percentage of students taking ACT tests IA 60 WI 69 MN 70 Education The American College Testing Program, 2010 The American College Testing Program, 2010

3 Education SAT Scores (Combined Mean Reading, Math, and Writing) SAT Total Scores (Mean Reading, Math, and Writing Combined)(US Average 1509) IA 1813 MN 1782 WI 1784 SAT Participation Rate SAT Participation Rate (%) IA 3 WI 5 MN 7 The College Board, 2009 College Board, 2009 Educational Attainment of the Population - High School Percentage of Population Completing High School (25 yrs and older)- including Equivalency (US Average 85.3%) IA 90.5% WI 89.8% MN 91.5% Educational Attainment of the Population - College Percentge of the Population with Bachelor's Degree or More (25 yrs and older) (US Average 27.9%) IA 25.1 WI 25.7 MN 31.5 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 American Community Survey SAT Combined Mean Reading, Math, & Writing Scores Rank SAT Scores Ranking IA 1 WI 2 MN 3 ACT Average Composite Score Rank ACT Average Composite Score Rank IA 15 MN 10 WI 18 The College Board 2009 American College Testing Program, 2010 Most Livable State Most Livable State 2010 IA 2 MN 1 WI 21 Average Travel Time to Work Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes)(us Average 25.1) IA 18.5 WI 21.2 MN 22.5 Quality of Life CQ Press, 2010 State Rankings U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 American Community Survey

4 Quality of Life Value of Housing Ranking Value of Housing Ranking (50 = Best) IA 44 MN 21 WI 28 Median Value of a House Median Value of A House (US Average $185,200) IA $122,000 WI $170,800 MN $200,400 U.S. Census Bureau-2009 American Community Survey 2009 U.S. Census Bureau Crime Rate Crime Rate (Crimes per 100,000 population) (US Average 3,667.0) IA WI MN Median Household Income Median Household Income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) (US Average $50,221) IA $48,044 WI $49,993 MN $55,616 CQ Press State Rankings 2010 U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 American Community Survey Crime Rate Ranking Crime Rate Ranking (50 = Best) IA 42 MN 31 WI 33 Hospital Inpatient Costs Hospital Inpatient Charges Per Day (US Average $5,562) IA $3,190 WI $4,291 MN $4,391 CQ Press State Rankings 2010 Iowa Hospital Assn, 2010 Annual Survey Hospital Outpatient Costs Hospital Outpatient Charges per Visit (US Average $1,141) IA $675 WI $927 MN $1,200 Home Ownership Rates Home Ownership Rate in 2008 (US Average 67.8%) IA 74.0% WI 70.5% MN 73.1% Iowa Hospital Assn, 2010 Annual Survey CQ Press, 2010 State Rankings

5 Quality of Life Monthly Mortgage Costs Median Monthly Mortgage Payment for Owner-Occupied Homes (US Average $1,505) IA $1,129 WI $1,413 MN $1,519 Monthly Rental Payment Median Monthly Rental Payment (US Average $842) IA $611 WI $708 MN $ U.S. Census Bureau 2009 U.S. Census Bureau Population Distribution by Insurance Status Distribution by Insurance Status - Percent of Uninsured IA 8.6% MN 9.1% WI 9.4% Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts Online, 2009 ACS

6 Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Business Climate State Apportionment of Corporate Income Sales only 87% Sales, 6.5% Payroll, and 6.5% Property Corporate Income Tax Rate Sales only Federation of Tax Administrators, 2010 Federation of Tax Administrators 2010 Exemption on Business Inventories Exempt Exempt Exempt Area Development Online & State's web sites Sales/Use Exemptions on Production Machinery or Reduced Tax Yes No, 6.5% rate and any applicable local tax. A refund is allowed for capital equipment Yes Sales/Use Exemptions on Pollution Control Equipment Yes No, 6.5% rate and any applicable local tax. Exempt for purchases by steel reprocessing firms Yes Does State Offer Tax Incentives for Enterprise Zones Yes Yes Yes

7 Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Business Climate Does state Allow an Investment Tax Credit Does State Allow Employment-Based Credit Unrelated to Enterprise Zone Credit Yes, 10% rate; qualifying property includes manuf. equipment, pollution control, buildings & fixtures, and land & improvements to land Yes, one-time credit of 6% of unemployment wage base if there is training agreement with community college No No Yes, MN law No provides for an exclusion of income earned in a Job Opportunity Building Zone. A qualified business is allowed a credit against the taxes imposed under chapter 290. Contact MN for more details. Does State Allow an R&D Credit Unrelated to EZ Credit Iowa offers a refundable credit of 6.5% of qualified expenditures. For companies using the EZ or HQJP there is a supplemental credit of 10% for companies with revenues of less than $20 million, and 3% for companies 10% refundable tax credit for the first $2 million in qualified expenditures. 2.5% for all expenditures over $2 million Yes, 5% of expenses incurred in Wisconsin that qualify under federal rules; 5% of capital expenditures incurred in Wisconsin for new or expanded research facilities State Economic Development Websites Right to Work Status Yes No No National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation 2011

8 Workforce Statistical Comparison Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Workforce Training Yes. Iowa Department of Economic Development Yes. Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Board Yes. Wisconsin Department of Commerce State Web Sites

9 Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin State Individual Income Tax Rates Quality of Life Federation of Tax Administrators, 2010

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