Each year, lawmakers debate the merits of spending part of your hard-earned paycheck to pay companies to open or grow a business in the Sunshine State. While tax incentives are an important part of a sustainable, long-term economic development and job creation strategy, they are one tool in a toolbox filled with options. It is not easy to design programs that help attract and retain Florida job creators without the help of taxpayer funds. But Florida has a little-known secret weapon.
The editorial piece was picked up by the Palm Beach Post and published on 8/26/15.