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Issue Brief: Business Taxes and Economic Development

January 13, 2011 by

Does West Virginia’s business personal property tax keep companies from investing in the state? Do states with low business taxes have stronger economic growth? Evidence suggests that taxes actually may have a minor impact on a state’s economic development. Instead, other factors like a highly trained workforce are more important. Read