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State Provides Little Data on Benefits of Tax Breaks

September 23, 2012

Herald Dispatch –¬†West Virginia legislators — usually at the request of other state officials — regularly provide business tax breaks to companies in an effort to provide more job opportunities for state residents. Unfortunately, however, information about the effectiveness of these tax breaks in terms of the number of new jobs created by each incentive is seldom identified. Read