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Tag Archives: Taxes

Report: ESD fails to fully evaluate most of its economic development programs (access required)

Empire State Development spends nearly $2 billion annually in taxpayer money for loans, grants, tax credits and other incentives to companies and projects, but fails to properly evaluate most of its programs to determine if they actually are boosting the ...

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Upstate United suggests using federal funds to provide unemployment insurance relief to businesses (access required)

Upstate United, a nonpartisan pro-taxpayer organization, has published a fact sheet detailing what it says is a potential $9 billion tax increase for employers statewide. Troubling Trends — New York’s $9 Billion Unemployment Insurance Crisis makes the case for the ...

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Morelle introduces legislation to help manufacturers (access required)

Congressman Joe Morelle on Friday introduced legislation to protect investments in America’s manufacturing sector. The Permanently Preserving America’s Investment in Manufacturing Act makes a technical change to the U.S. Tax Code allowing businesses to continue deducting interest expense. “Across the ...

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Unshackle Upstate releases business climate survey results (access required)

Taxes and wages continue to besiege upstate businesses, a new survey from Unshackle Upstate Inc. shows. The “2019 Upstate Business Climate Survey” highlights employers’ perspectives on the impact of the 2019 legislative session, as well as their viewpoints on issues ...

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Early tax payment available to avoid 2018 tax hikes

Monroe County tax bills for 2018 will be made available before the end of 2017 so that residents can take advantage of more favorable tax laws that will expire as a result of the Trump administration’s tax reform plan. Monroe ...

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