Adding Up: New Tax Breaks in Washington 2004-2006

Publication Date: June 2006

Publisher: Economic Opportunity Institute

Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Tax burden; Small business; Economic growth

Type: Report

Coverage: Washington


Bargaining for tax breaks to become a routine part of legislative business. This brief illustrates how giving away public revenue, while under-funding the services necessary for a vibrant economy, undermines our most vulnerable citizens and promotes corporate profit at the expense of public services.