All the cities that bent over backwards to get amazon to come to them should put the exact same effort into doing so for 1000 small businesses.
@csalzman If I were writing the constitution right now, I'd put something in there about not showing preferential tax treatment for individual businesses. Which, if corporations are people, should honestly be the case already. Can you imagine if the city was just like "hey Brandon we think you're good for the economy, we're going to give you free property tax"?
@bdimcheff that’s a good point, you are good for the city! No taxes for you!
Seriously though: yes. It never works in the city’s favor and it’s a race to the bottom.
@csalzman presumably that's what amazon is counting on in this case... And race they did.
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