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Report suggests lowering taxes, increasing incentives to boost economic development

A new report suggests Florida needs to cut taxes tied to manufacturing equipment and corporate taxes, and increase taxpayer incentives for job training to entice businesses to relocate or expand in the state.

The report was conducted by Mark Sweeney of the McCallum Sweeney Consulting firm for Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic private-public economic development arm, and paid for by a group of energy companies: Florida Power & Light, Progress Energy, Gulf Power, Power South, TECO and Seminole Electric.

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