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Steve Brunson, Principal

Steve Brunson

As a Principal in the Financing and Economic Incentives Practice, Steve Brunson helps growing businesses across the country throughout the site selection process. Steve brings insight and value through site identification, comparative analysis, demographic and labor force analyses, tax and non-tax cost comparisons and economic incentives negotiation and procurement.

Prior to joining McGuire Sponsel’s economic incentive team, Steve worked in the tax consulting department at a top regional CPA and advisory firm and served as a partner in a national tax consulting practice. He is experienced with tax incentives at all levels including local, state and federal tax incentives. In his role at McGuire Sponsel, Steve specializes in incentive identification, negotiation and compliance. He works closely with other advisors including attorneys, CPAs and bankers to coordinate strategies that bring the greatest benefit to each client he serves.

Steve earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. He resides in Greenwood, Indiana.

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Recent Posts

Is Tax Abatement in Missouri Competitive with Other States?

March 10, 2017
Property tax abatement is a discretionary economic development tool used by cities, counties and states across the country to encourage investment and economic growth in their communities. Local governments provide abatement to attract or encourage investments which they view as […]
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EDGE Tax Credits Support Growth in Indiana

March 10, 2017
What are the EDGE Tax Credits? Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) Tax Credits are the most commonly awarded and utilized state level economic incentives in Indiana. EDGE Credits provide a refundable corporate income tax credit, which is calculated […]
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Why Indiana is Seeing Unprecedented Growth

March 10, 2017
After just passing the midway point of the year, the Indiana economy looks to be on track for a record year. At the half way point, the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC) had already secured 164 commitments totaling more than […]
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