Low-tax advocates should oppose special tax breaks

posted by
January 2, 2012
Heartland Institute
by Eli Lehrer and Steve Stanek  
Posted in Commentary

"When they joined with Democrats to vote for new handouts to business earlier this week, Republicans in the Illinois legislature such as House Leader Tom Cross patted themselves on the back. The special tax credits and abatements granted to Sears, the CME Group, and CBOE Holdings reduced the corporations’ liabilities to the government. Cross and others on the right argued the tax breaks were really just a way of reducing taxes overall -- a way of letting free enterprise keep more of what it produced." (12/11)


Our Sponsors