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    Cyburbian
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    Retail tax incentives

    Can someone direct me to resources that examine the pros and cons of providing tax incentives for retail development?

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    You might check in the Denver area, where the rampant use of incentives has robbed communities of retail sales taxes and caused an overbuilding in the retial market.
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    Cardinal--My sense is that this is not the best way to spend tax payer money. Just trying to find a definitive resource on it.

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    A good bet for information on the "cons" of providing incentives to retail would be Good Jobs First. Look under their Corporate Subsidy Watch section. I'm not sure if they specifically target tax incentives, but it's a good start -- they may have links to other sources.

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