- Free or reduced-price land.
- Infrastructure assistance.
- Tax increment financing.
- Property tax breaks.
- State corporate income tax credits.
- Sales tax rebates.
- Enterprise zone (and other zone) status.
- Job training and worker recruitment funds.
- Tax-exempt bond financing.
- General grants.
Sunday, July 30, 2006
Robin Hood, reversed!
Are your tax dollars being funneled into WalMart's coffers through numerous subsidies? So claims a 2004 study, "Shopping for Subsidies: How Wal-Mart uses taxpayer money to finance its never-ending growth", at the Good Jobs First website. The subsidies granted to Wal-Mart take many different forms, but the following are the most common:
Posted by Blinding Insight at 8:38 AM