Caucus Asks to Work With Trump on Infrastructure, Tax Reform Legislation
Bipartisan caucus of lawmakers wants to meet with President Trump on developing consensus tax reform, infrastructure legislation.
Does a Management Contract Equal Private Business Use?
The IRS revised guidelines for management contracts with private contractors in January to address questions municipalities have been asking regarding the 10% "private business use" since the original guidelines were issued in August 2016. The new guidelines are more detailed.
Incentives and Equitable Economic Development
There are literally thousands of state and local incentive programs, many of which are – at least on paper – intended to help people in need or places that have been left behind. Here are several ways in which incentives are designed to achieve the goals of inclusive and equitable economic development.
NJ EDA Programs to Enhance Commercial Corridors in Growth Zones
The Board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) acted today to expand support of small business growth in Garden State Growth Zones (GSGZs) through the creation of the Business Lease Incentive (BLI) and Business Improvement Incentive (BII) programs.
Timing of Annual Financial Disclosures
The MSRB's report finds that the majority of issuers had a commitment date of 180 days or 270 days from the end of the issuer's fiscal year. Over the last several years, the number of commitments of 180 days has generally decreased while there has been an upward trend in commitments of 270 days.
Exploring How US Cities Have Successfully Assisted Entrepreneurs
A new report suggests new business formation has hit historic lows. Here's how four cities are trying to help new owners open doors.