business tax incentives

December 18, 2017

Perverse incentive

The Industrial Tax Exemption Program doles out about $1 billion each year in property tax breaks to corporations.

Number of the Day

$13.7 billion - Lost tax revenue from the Industrial Tax Exemption Program from 2006 - 2016 (Source: Louisiana Tax Commission via The Advocate)
October 18, 2017

A bipartisan health care deal?

A pair of U.S. senators have struck a deal aimed at averting the chaos in health insurance markets caused by President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to cut off payments that help keep coverage affordable for low- and middle-income families.

Number of the Day

$293 - The average federal earned income tax credit for eligible childless adults. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)