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Business Costs

Cost-effective operations are easy to achieve in Dorchester County. Corporate incentives and affordable land prices minimize start-up costs and help make companies profitable from the start. The state's pro-business tax structure, along with low labor and utility costs, help ensure long-term success.


    Dorchester County strives to maintain a welcoming business climate. Find information on state and local taxes and incentives, including corporate income tax rates and credits, property tax assessments, and more.


    Dorchester County businesses have access to a diverse and highly-skilled talent pool. Learn more about the area's workforce and competitive labor costs, including average annual wages for various occupations and regional comparison data.

    Land & Utility

    Companies in Dorchester County benefit from reliable and economical utilities as well as affordable land. Learn more about the availability and affordability of the area's land and utilities.