Worcester’s Business Tax Breaks Create Jobs – and ‘Inequity’

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Tax incentives in Worcester have helped attract new companies and encouraged established businesses to expand. They have created jobs, but there is concern that the new jobs are coming at the expense of existing businesses.

Existing Businesses On Their Own

“You’re not offering them to existing businesses,” said Roberta Schaefer, president and CEO of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau. “They’re paying the full freight. You’re saying all you people here, you don’t get any break. It’s business as usual for you.”

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