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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

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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Missouri Works Program – Don’t leave money on the table

March 10, 2017
The Missouri Works Program was crafted to aid with the creation and retention of high quality jobs in Missouri by providing payroll withholding awards and tax credits. Given the program has only been in effect since August 2013, many professionals […]
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How Columbus Became the 14th Largest City and the Impact it has on Your Business

March 10, 2017
Stephen BrunsonAs a Principal at McGuire Sponsel, Steve Brunson helps growing businesses across the country through location decisions while negotiating valuable economic incentives. He works closely with advisors to coordinate strategies that bring the greatest benefit to each client he […]
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