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Tax Incentives

Lawmakers find simplifying taxes difficult

Lawmakers find simplifying taxes difficult

INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers has discovered that supporting tax simplification is a lot easier than actually simplifying Indiana's tax code.

September 29, 2014 3:30 pm Related
Cities urged to roll out welcome mat for new biz

Cities urged to roll out welcome mat for new biz

Economic development agencies are pushing to make Northwest Indiana a friendlier place for businesses looking to bring jobs and investment.

August 30, 2014 7:00 pm
Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

State pledging $425,000 in tax incentive to Ill. company moving to Gary

GARY | The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is pledging $425,000 in conditional tax credits to an Illinois company moving to Gary.

July 08, 2014 8:50 am

Rental company moving corporate headquarters to Crown Point

CROWN POINT | An Illinois-based company that rents aerial work platforms and material handling equipment is relocating its corporate headquarters and service hub to Crown Point.

July 02, 2014 7:36 am

Lawmakers question Illinois' corporate tax breaks

CHICAGO | Lawmakers on Friday questioned the effectiveness of the tax breaks Illinois gives companies to keep or create jobs, with one legislator saying there's little evidence the incentives work and another calling the current system "insanity."

January 17, 2014 4:26 pm

Indiana vying for $10B Boeing airplane plant

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.

December 15, 2013 12:38 am
Indiana House rejects minimum wage increase

Indiana House rejects minimum wage increase

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour after the Republican-controlled House voted on party lines Monday to reject a proposal increasing the state's minimum hourly wage by one dollar.

March 18, 2013 3:51 pm Related

Record number of businesses set to locate, expand in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's economic development agency has signed more deals this year with companies looking to relocate or expand in Indiana than in any of its eight prior years of existence.

November 28, 2012 11:30 am

South Holland welcomes new business with $175K incentive

SOUTH HOLLAND | The South Holland Village Board voted 5-0 for a $175,000 incentive that will bring a car wash and potentially a restaurant and a retailer into the village.

November 06, 2012 6:15 pm

Indiana on track for more than 20,000 new job commitments

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's commerce agency is on pace to top the 19,080 projected new jobs it helped attract in 2011.

August 02, 2012 7:00 pm

South Holland to welcome new businesses

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Holland will soon be welcoming two or more new businesses to the village.

July 04, 2012 11:30 pm

State job creation effort falls short

SPRINGFIELD | A tax incentive program launched by Gov. Pat Quinn last year was supposed to help small business owners create 20,000 new jobs.

December 18, 2011 11:45 pm
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