Employers Threaten to Leave States Seeking to Boost Taxes

Employers leave
Employers leave

Business owners and their advocates have long argued that higher taxes make it difficult for companies to thrive and create more jobs. Lately, those arguments have gained a more sympathetic ear as pro-business allies have been elected to governorships and state legislatures across the nation.

In other states, however, officials are more concerned about closing huge budget gaps and have pushed plans to raise more revenues through higher taxes.