AUDIO SOUND BITE: Is a Tax Credit For Business Just Government Gambling With Your Money?

Do we need a government program to grow businesses in Missouri? Supporters of our current tax credit process say “yes”. Their argument is that the incentives help the state compete for businesses and the jobs that come with business expansion.

Others, like the Show Me Institute’s Rick Edlund, say reforms are needed because the tax credits put your money at risk.

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Tax credit reform is expected to be brought back up in the next state legislative session, which begins in January.

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