job tax credits

Let upper-end Bush-era tax cuts expire

By Frank Knapp, Jr. The Hill’s Congress BlogSeptember 21, 2011   President Obama’s call for cutting the deficit by $3 trillion includes the roll back of the Bush-era tax cuts on the top income tax brackets, a move expected to bring in about $800 billion over the next 10 years.…

Cash flow and job tax credits

In my blog on Monday, I made the following observation about the job tax credits within the President’s proposed American Jobs Act. Tax credits are taken when tax returns are prepared, not at the time of hiring.  If a business doesn’t have the capital to do the initial hiring, the…

Jobs: Part 2

In yesterday’s blog I talked about some of Dr. Douglas Woodward’s keynote address at this weekend’s South Carolina NAACP African American Economic Summit.  I discussed his latest research on the important role of small business our state and the prospects for the nation’s economy. Dr. Woodward also made it clear…