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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

McGuire Sponsel Procures $1.3 million in Incentives for Indianapolis Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

March 10, 2017
McGuire Sponsel partnered with Exelead, a contract pharmaceutical manufacturer, to help them select an ideal location for growth, while securing state and local economic incentives.  The company provides contract manufacturing services with an emphasis on complex liposomal and PEGylated formulations […]
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Minimize State and Local Tax with Negotiated Credits & Incentives

March 10, 2017
Payroll tax credits, workforce training grants, infrastructure grants, property tax abatements and tax increment financing are just a few of the tools that state and local economic development groups have at their disposal to entice businesses to expand and invest […]
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JobsOhio Year-in-Review and Guidance

March 10, 2017
JobsOhio has $441 million in cash and investments on hand. With 2016 projects yielding the fewest job creation numbers since 2013, businesses looking to expand in 2017 should have Ohio’s economy and incentive opportunities in mind. While 2016 resulted in […]
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