Utah is considered one of the best states for starting a business. In Utah, the paperwork is fairly simple for acquiring a business license, and the tax code makes it easier for small businesses to write off a lot of startup expenses. Most importantly, for Utah, is the fact that there are many skilled workers to hire immediately. Utah has five major state universities, one private university and community college, and several community colleges that grant skilled certificates and two-year degrees. Not only is starting a business easy in Utah, but also it is also easy to find skilled help to get your business running very quickly.