Businesses (and Micro) Refute the Logic of Jobs Tax Credits

I wrote a few days ago about how I found the President's American Jobs Act proposal to be less than stimulating and I updated my assessment yesterday. Much of the proposal involves a lot of complex tax credit ideas that are supposed to provide the incentives for businesses to hire.  The idea is that if a … Continue reading Businesses (and Micro) Refute the Logic of Jobs Tax Credits

Gov. Rick Snyder Invokes the Magic Job Genie

The mantra of Republican governors (and in Congress) has been that taxes must be cut in order to create jobs.  In previous posts I've dealt with the confusion about how federal level changes income taxes  might or might not affect the strength of the economy. Most of the federal tax discussion focuses on individual income taxes. … Continue reading Gov. Rick Snyder Invokes the Magic Job Genie