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Type Ordinance
Year 2020
Level County
State(s) Illinois
Source Chicago City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Environment & Natural Resources, Finance & Procurement
The Cook County tax Incentive Ordinance establishes real estate tax incentives to property owners who build or occupy property that is located within Cook County and is used for industrial or commercial purposes. However, these tax incentives may be suspended in several circumstances....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source Policy Matters Ohio
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Finance & Procurement
Wage Theft causes large amount of national loss each year. Ohio spends few resources on wage investigation, and hence cities can take steps to prevent wage theft within their jurisdictions. Cities can use procurement, licensing, tax enforcement, and tax incentives....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level State
State(s) New Mexico
Source Good Jobs First
Policy Areas Economic Justice
Tax incentives given in the name of economic development are the dominant form of spending for job creation in New Mexico; these types of tax incentives are also the least transparent and most poorly monitored. Thus, in response to New Mexico’s costly, ineffective, and insufficiently...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source Policy Matters Ohio
Policy Areas -
Some tax breaks help most people (like exempting sales tax on prescription drugs); but many are inefficient and misguided. The report lists inefficient tax breaks that should be tightened or reduced, including vendor discounts, snowbirds breaks, building and construction materials,...

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