Tax Breaks vs. Corporate Welfare

In today's Michigan Capitol Confidential

 It’s a popular saying for many: "Tax cuts don’t create jobs." Google it, and there are more than 100,000 results for that specific claim.

At this point, it is a truism for liberal politicians and commentators that tax cuts are ineffective.

But if lower taxes and more money for businesses to spend do not create jobs, how can the left support these tax breaks and subsidies?

Because the crux of this debate is not over whether an infusion of money creates jobs — it's over centralized planning.

Research Associate Jarrett Skorup addresses this issue in today’s Michigan Capitol Confidential.


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