Posts Tagged Sales Tax

Oct
7
2014

GASB Finally Prepares to Step Up! And Who is GASB, You Ask?

For many years, we at Good Jobs First have criticized GASB—the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, or “GAZ-bee”— for failing to require state and local governments to disclose economic development subsidy spending in a uniform way.

It appears that’s finally about to change, and if it does, it will be hard to overstate the significance of the news.

May
10
2012

Colorado Governor Doesn’t Buy Sales Tax Giveaway

[caption id="attachment_2651" align="alignright" width="240"] Westernaires and Color Guard in Downtown Denver opening

Feb
1
2012

NYC Unleashes Decades of Subsidy Data

After years of nudging by Good Jobs New York and others, subsidy transparency in

Sep
1
2011

Colorado Stock Show Wants Bucks to Sprawl

[caption id="attachment_2164" align="alignright" width="240" caption="The location of the future Gaylord convention center complex."]

Jun
6
2011

Amazon Prevails in South Carolina

Amazon will be allowed to help its customers in South Carolina dodge sales taxes, after all.