Des Moines Register column: Time should be up for Iowa’s slate of terrible tax credits

By mid-July, the corn in Iowa was getting hip-high. So, unfortunately, was the state's flood of corporate tax credits. In a column that originally ran in the Des Moines Journal and has since been reprinted in newspapers across the state, CEA President John C. Mozena and TEF-Iowa Policy Director John Hendrickson helped Iowans understand what … Continue reading Des Moines Register column: Time should be up for Iowa’s slate of terrible tax credits

Des Moines Register Column: Iowans deserve tax credit transparency

Iowa's massive tax credit system costs the state as much every year as all of its state and local government agencies combined spend on mental health and disability services for some of its most vulnerable residents. Is that a good trade-off? Unfortunately, there's no way for Iowa's taxpayers to know for sure, thanks to the … Continue reading Des Moines Register Column: Iowans deserve tax credit transparency

Joint op-ed in the Des Moines Register: It’s time to total the bill for Iowa’s tax credit spending spree

We're very pleased to have the opportunity to support Iowans for Tax Relief in their efforts to bring more transparency and accountability to their state's economic development incentives. CEA President John C. Mozena and ITR's John Hendrickson laid out the argument for reform in an op-ed in today's Des Moines Register: Iowa does have a … Continue reading Joint op-ed in the Des Moines Register: It’s time to total the bill for Iowa’s tax credit spending spree