Florida’s Corporate Tax Breaks Pay Off in Jobs? PDF  | Print |  E-mail

...critics say there is mixed evidence that the millions in tax breaks Florida has already doled out actually created jobs.

"It doesn't seem wise to us to let tens of millions of dollars more a year go uncollected for the benefit of a few select corporations or industries," said Alan Stonecipher, with the liberal Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy research group.

"There's little evidence that these so-called economic-development incentives actually produce new jobs."

Read the story in the Orlando Sentinel.

 
 
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