Good Jobs First Blog
Corporate lobbyists have long blown a fog of fear, disinformation and confusion about public disclosure of corporate income tax credits. It’s time to clear the air.
Boeing Corporation has requested that the state of Washington stop providing it with tax breaks that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has on multiple occasions ruled to be an illegal subsidy under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
State and Local GASB 77 Tax Abatement Disclosures for FY18 & FY19: Known Spending Rises, Compliance Still Uneven
Many governments on July-to-June fiscal years have now issued their FY19 Financial Reports, and we at Good Jobs First are scanning them for tax abatement disclosures and adding them to our FY18 analysis. We discuss here our first take on reports from states and major local jurisdictions.
by Kasia Tarczynska, Good Jobs First
posted on February 7, 2020
As we get closer to the Oscar gala, this is a good time to remember that the public supports the industry not only by buying movie tickets and paying for streaming subscription but also by providing film production companies
Washington, DC: January 22, 2020 – Public pensions are seriously underfunded in some states, and the situation is not helped by the fact that states continue to give huge tax breaks and other subsidies to corporations. Such subsidies often exceed the amount a state owes to maintain its pension obligations.