Posts Tagged ‘tax breaks’

CRAWFORD: Is your favorite tax break safe?

by Bill Crawford Published: July 19,2013

Tags: Bill Crawford, tax breaks, taxes

Have you asked your senators to save your favorite tax break? Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Montana) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) have given senators until July 26th to tell them what tax breaks need to be saved as they begin writing tax reform legislation. In a letter to colleagues late last month, […] [...]

House passes tax break for newly licensed doctors

by Associated Press Published: March 27,2012

Tags: bills, doctors, health, health care, law, lawmakers, legislation, legislative, legislators, medicine, physicians, state law, tax breaks, taxes

JACKSON — Some new physicians in Mississippi could get a tax break in another effort by the state to attract more doctors. The House passed the measure yesterday, 120-1. It would allow newly licensed physicians to not pay state income taxes on income exceeding $100,000 a year. The break from the 5 percent tax rate […] [...]

House votes down bill allowing employees to receive tax breaks

by Associated Press Published: March 13,2012

Tags: employees, legislative branch, legislators, Legislature, state government, state law, tax, tax breaks, workers

JACKSON — The Mississippi House has rejected a bill to let businesses pass some tax breaks to individual employees. House Bill 1264 needed 71 votes, but only got 67. House Ways and Means chairman Jeff Smith says he plans to bring back the bill to try to pass it. Democrats objected to the expense, and […] [...]

Resinall gets New Market investment for expansion

by MBJ Staff Published: December 13,2011

Tags: capital investment, credits, expansion, investment, manufacturing, production, resin, tax breaks, taxes

HATTIESBURG — Resinall Mississippi (Resinall) has completed a New Market Tax Credit (NMTC)-based investment. The New Markets Tax Credit program is run by the CDFI Fund under the Department of Treasury. MuniStrategies and SECDE Ventures were the two Mississippi-based New Markets allocatees that provided federal and state tax credit incentives to help finance this project. […] [...]

Aldermen approve plans for proposed entertainment district

by Associated Press Published: November 21,2011

Tags: entertainment, entertainment district, municipal government, tax breaks, Tax incentives, taxes, tourism, tourists, visitors

CORINTH — The city of Corinth could become another town in Mississippi to have a designated Arts and Entertainment District. The Daily Corinthian reports aldermen agreed last week to prepare a legal description of the district for the state to review. Aldermen hope to approve a final plan in January. The program allows a local […] [...]

Aldermen extend tax-abatement ordinance

by Associated Press Published: July 6,2011

Tags: community development, economic development, municipal government, tax abatement, tax breaks, taxes

OCEAN SPRINGS — The Ocean Springs Board of Aldermen has unanimously decided to extend the city’s tax-abatement ordinance until June 30, 2013. The ordinance provides an incentive for businesses to develop along portions of U.S. 90 and in downtown. The board also directed the city’s Planning Commission to identify additional locations where the tax abatement […] [...]

Senate passes tax break legislation

by Associated Press Published: March 10,2010

Tags: Congress, tax breaks

WASHINGTON — Legislation blending help for the jobless with popular tax breaks for businesses and individuals is slated to pass the Senate today over protests from conservatives who say it adds too much to the $12.5-trillion national debt. But compassion for the jobless and the political power of an annual package of tax breaks is […] [...]

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