Thursday, April 12, 2012
By Nancy Solomon : Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio
New Jersey has an incentive program to lure businesses to the state that gives companies back the state income taxes their employees pay. A report, "Paying Taxes to the Boss," released by Good Jobs First, a tax policy group in Washington, D.C., found New Jersey spent $178 million on the program, more than any of the other 16 states with similar tax kickbacks.
Monday, October 11, 2010
Electric cars are good for the environment, but can they be made affordable and viable for a cash-strapped American public? European governments and car manufacturers are investing heavily in electric cars for both environmental and economic reasons. The U.S. government is gearing up to do the same, by offering heavy tax incentives to Americans who buy electric cars.
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Massachusetts is one of forty-six states that offer tax credits to filmmakers who agree to produce their movies in that state. The benefit for the Commonwealth is added jobs and more local business while the film is in production. But some are calling for the governor to put a cap on the tax credit in order to balance the budget.