The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond

The Tax Take with Brian Keegan: Getting the balance wrong on both sides of the pond
Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York: comments on incentives for business raised some eyebrows

The tax incentive regime is going too far in the States, while the EU has been over-zealous in regulating competition

If you’re in New York around St Patrick’s Day, you realise that little enough local news gets an airing compared to the wall-to-wall coverage of the parade and the celebrations. Breaking through the wall of shamrock, however, were comments by the New York mayor Bill de Blasio about the use of incentives to attract business.

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