Unnamed on Panel’s Review List, Business Subsidy Will Still Get Scrutinized

A state commission examining business incentives was unaware that an $89-million subsidy for tire manufacturers was not specifically named on its review list. But state officials say the panel will evaluate the program, two years after subsidy recipients can apply for more funding.

Unused Tax Credits Are ‘Wild Card’ in State Budget

Unused tax credits have created a big cloud over future state revenue collections, and officials say they can’t predict with certainty when or even if a storm might strike.

State Gives Income Tax Breaks to Companies That Pay No Tax

Some state lawmakers are justifying their decision to curtail a tax credit for the working poor by declaring the state shouldn’t subsidize people who owe no income taxes. But several state tax breaks essentially do the same thing for businesses.