September 25, 2017

New York Times: Nothing Is Too Strange for Cities Wooing Amazon to Build There

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Tax policy experts are more skeptical of Amazon’s bidding process and how much cities stand to benefit.

“Why are they doing this whole dog and pony show? Amazon wants something for nothing,” said Matthew Gardner, a senior fellow at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonpartisan think tank. “They would like a package of tax incentives for something they were going to do anyway.”