Posts Tagged ‘Tax incentives’

Read April 30 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: April 27,2012

Tags: BancorpSouth, Kemper County, Pew Center on the States, sierra club, Tax incentives

>> KEMPER COUNTY COAL PLANT HEARING Public Service Commission votes 2-1 to reissue Kemper certificate— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> SIERRA CLUB PREPARES ITS LATEST KEMPER CHALLENGE Calls facility an expensive, unnecessary environmental hazard— By Clay Chandler >> STUDY: STATE LAGS IN ASSESSING VALUE OF TAX INCENTIVES Many have no policy […] [...]

Clock ticking on year-end tax incentives and planning

by Wally Northway Published: November 27,2011

Tags: CPA, Tax incentives, tax liability, tax planning

The clock is ticking on a number of year-end tax incentives and breaks. Before companies start singing “Auld Lang Syne,” experts say they better have taken advantage of ways to reduce their tax liability through incentives and asset assessments if they want the new year to be a happy one. “It’s not too late, but […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Mitsubishi Electric awarded incentives for Memphis plant

by Associated Press Published: February 16,2011

Tags: economic development, electricity, energy, manufacturing, Tax incentives, taxes

MEMPHIS — Mitsubishi Electric will receive more than $34 million in tax incentives for building a $200-million high-voltage power transformer factory that is expected to create 281 jobs in Memphis, documents show. Mitsubishi Electric Power Products announced plans Monday to build the plant on 140 acres at an industrial park near the Mississippi River. The […] [...]

Incentive enhances profits

by Laura Smith Published: March 14,2010

Tags: GO Zone, Kathy Gelston, Tax incentives

Of Mississippi’s 82 counties, 49 of them are located within the Go Zone region   Tax incentives created under the Gulf Opportunity Zones legislation in 2005 have helped spur economic development as the region recovers from hurricanes that rocked the region that year. Extensions for the federal legislation have been approved by the U.S. Senate […] [...]

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