Adios Tax Credits in Ohio?

Richard Florida recently released a study saying that tax incentives are becoming less of a location factor.  Similarly, the New York Times published a series on the use of tax incentives and the lack of a corresponding return on investment to states and localities.  It looks as if Gov. Kasich is developing a corresponding view for Ohio.

As a life long Ohioan, there are many great assets in Ohio: world class universities, available land, buildings, reasonable utility costs, a large supply of labor with a re-known midwestern work ethic.  There are entertainment complexes, fantastic suburbs, exciting large cities, and picturesque rural areas.  Every type of housing one could think of are found here; cities and towns with exemplary local services.  Ohio is a mix of traditional manufacturing, entrepreneurship, and to use Florida’s three T’s: technology, talent and tolerance (well, we’re working on that last one).



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