Opening Up Economic Development Tools to More of Pennsylvania

Finley, John D.
January 2006
Pennsylvania CPA Journal;Winter2006, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p1
The article reports that by the passage of Senate Bill 1026, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted a comprehensive economic stimulus package in 2004. Three broad areas of investment has been targeted by the economic stimulus package. They are site preparation, infrastructure improvement and construction, community revitalization and business investment. The Commonwealth Tax Increment Financing Guarantee Program is one of the program in the economic stimulus package. The incentive package offers many opportunities for education and technical support for certified public accountants firms that have municipal clients.


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