San Jose Building Trades, Citing Successful L.A. Ballot Measure, Pressure City on Developer Tax Breaks
San Jose wants to give more tax breaks to developers, but trade unions aren’t having it – not without a little something in return, at least. The city is offering half-off discounts on park fees and construction taxes to companies that build residential high-rises before 2020. The city council must decide whether it wants to...
In Washington state, the five members that make up the Citizen’s Commission for Performance Measurement of Tax Preferences has voted in favor of a tangible legal mechanism to ensure big company tax incentives pay off. The vote by the little-known panel is in direct response to Boeing’s decision to move jobs out of state [&hellip...