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Putting too much stock in tax rankings?

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When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his business-recruiting trip to New York in June, he made a point to note his state’s favorable ranking in the Tax Foundation’s business tax climate index. New York has been in the rankings’ cellar for three years, while Texas was at No. 10 for two of those years before slipping to No. 11 in the report released last week by the foundation, a nonpartisan tax research group. “If you’re ...


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bitjockey
October 17, 2013
8:58 p.m.

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I don't see how tight labor markets in VT and MN would be attractive to businesses. The opposite, if anything.

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