Will a $5,000 tax credit spur job creation? See what our readers had to say and weigh in with your comments.
Here we present the results of the Feb. 9
Do you think a $5,000 tax credit
will spur job creation?
“There will be lots of new openings in Congress.”
“Permanent R&D credit would have a
“Credits are not going to help small
businesses in need of working capital.”
“Too little too late for small
businesses, and the bigger corporations have found ways to work with fewer
“Short-term fix. We need a proven,
long-term tax strategy to spur investment.”
“Job creating comes about with
increases in orders and production.”
“Business requires a tax
structure that supports investment and allows business owners to PROFIT from it!
This is the only way we can create new jobs and grow our businesses. The
government must take its hands out of our pockets! It is the private sector
that will generate a recovery and revive our economy. Government MUST stay out
of the way.”
“Uncertainty on health-care costs far outweighs this $5,000.”
“Yearly cost of an employee is substantially greater (than
$5,000). In a cash-strapped economy, it is not likely to tip the balance in a
decision to hire.”