City Taxation and Fees: Building fees, requirements, and unnecessary operating or expansion expenses are a form of taxation.Cities traditionally reap more from a business than from a single family home activity primarily because they can.

County Tax: Personal property tax: Inventories and equipment in a business are regularly paid for two times, once when you buy the items, then again over the subsequent 20 years to the county.

State Taxes: Arkansas has one of the highest rates in the multi-state region at 7%. “Made in Arkansas” is far too rare these days.

Federal Taxes: From Income tax to Unemployment taxes, the cost of taxation per employee is a large contributor to making “made in the USA” an increasingly rare statement. One need not wonder why if we consider the true cost of doing business in this environment.