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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...4yrs

No, spend that money on improving infrastructure and the community to attract companies

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Yes, as long as the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

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Yes, if the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

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Yes, but I would prefer lowering corporate taxes to benefit all local companies

@97T4JZCConservativefrom Ontario  answered…2wks

No, focus on improving infrastructure and the community, as well as do NOT compromise the local environment, also punish them for moving jobs out of the country

@96JJRBTfrom Ontario  answered…2mos

No, and we need to nationalize private companies, or give the employees control of them.

@95K5YQGfrom British Columbia  answered…3mos

@95DH7PGfrom British Columbia  answered…3mos

@94C42JLfrom British Columbia  answered…4mos

I think it depends on each community's needs. If private companies would bring enough revenue in to be able to advance with other community projects, then municipal governments should pursue that as an option. But, if you have the opportunity and the resources to make your community a better place for everyone, by building amenities that everyone can use, it would be my own personal opinion that this is usually the best course of action.

@945C4M2from British Columbia  answered…4mos

If you can, spend that money on benefitting the community. But, depending on the business, it could also be in a city's best interest to offer money to relocate.

@92JXK3J from New York answered…5mos

Yes as long as the company plans to employ local citizens of the area and I would prefer a lower corporate tax for all businesses, but I believe personally that this should be left to the states.

@93FG53Gfrom British Columbia  answered…6mos

It really depends on the situation of each municipality, because while it's easy to say that we should spend that money on infrastructure to attract businesses and make it a desirable place to live, what if the company builds that infrastructure that could make it attractive for the city? It's really hard to say.

@8YWHYGD from Ohio answered…8mos

No, but punish them for moving jobs out of the country, and spend that money on improving infrastructure and the community to attract companies.

@8ZN4YG4from British Columbia  answered…9mos

Cities should be allowed to offer economic incentives for businesses to relocate, however it should also focus on improving the community, and infrastructure within to make it more desirable for people to live. It should also have high standards, such as environmental protections/and other regulations so that businesses can't get away with cutting costs at the expense of the environment/other issues.

@7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…10mos

Yes, as long as three criteria are met: the local environment is not compromised, the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents, and the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

@8Z3HWKL from New York answered…10mos

No, spend that money on improving the community and infrastructure, and the government shouldn’t subsidize private businesses.

@7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…10mos

Yes, as long as the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents and the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

@7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…11mos

Yes, but only if three criteria are met: the local environment is not compromised, the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives, and the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

@8Y9SZ7Nfrom Alberta  answered…11mos

As long as it's within the country, and they should be required to hire locals.

@7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…12mos

Yes, as long as three criteria are met: the local environment is not compromised; the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives; the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

@8XMLGT4from British Columbia  answered…1yr

@8XKT3BGfrom Quebec  answered…1yr

@8XKT3BGfrom Quebec  answered…1yr

No, instead cities can lower the corporate taxes to benefit all local companies

 @SassOfficial from Texas answered…1yr

Yes, but that money should instead be spent on improving infrastructure and the community to attract companies

@8WZ4NMBfrom Manitoba  answered…1yr

Yes, but they can only move forward with that incentive if they owner consents

@8WNZXJ4 from Ohio answered…1yr

Yes as long as the environment isn't harmed and it is beneficial such as providing more jobs for locals and people overall, etc.

@7PTCG38 from Wisconsin answered…1yr

Yes, as long as three criteria are met: the local environment is not compromised, the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives, and the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents

@8VVG3K4from Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VN22QDfrom Alberta  answered…1yr

they should be forced to move with no reward if they’re upsetting any local atmosphere or ecosystem with zero help from our tax paying dollars

@8VKKXXLfrom Saskatchewan  answered…1yr

All of the above . Its ok to offer ince tive to bribg new businesses to your area but not by giving them the key to the city and paying nothing while the others already there have to pick up the slack . Not at the expence of the environment , bring new jobs , to area helps the local economy , increases tax revenue , which can then be used for infrastructure, parks , and amenities. Federally though it would be nice to see jobs leavibg the country for cheaper labor get hit with higher tarrif taxes to bring it back here to the point it didnt make sence to leave in the first place . Buy local , buy canadian

@8VJ8ZRDfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VHY7NCfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes, but need to be careful about stealing jobs out from other municipalities instead of trying to equitably share job availability.

@8VHLQFBfrom Alberta  answered…1yr

@8VHL735from Alberta  answered…1yr

@8VDDFN9Liberalfrom Newfoundland  answered…1yr

@8VBFZBCfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes, for local Canadian business and as long as the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives

@8V97FCKfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

very complicated. If it will be a more benefit to the community as a whole then yes. This includes keeping environmental integrity and of course showing that the tax revenue exceeds tax incentives

@8V2CPTGfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes, but only if the local environment is not compromised, the tax revenue will eventually exceed the tax incentives, the company promises to create new jobs by hiring local residents, and local citizens can vote on the amount of incentives to offer

@8TZ65QCfrom Alberta  answered…1yr

Yes, as long as any incentives have a short shelf life and that companies contribute fairly, in time, to the city’s economy. I’d like to see very clear commitments made on both sides eg. hiring local work force, fair tax incentives to start.

@8TM8L3Wfrom Alberta  answered…1yr

Yes, as long as local economies do not suffer and as long as citizens vote in favour

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