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Tax Abatements! Get Your Tax Abatements Here!

While Councilmembers take the final vote today to close the $188 million budget gap for FY 2011, they also will be voting on spending at least $80 million over the next 20 years on tax abatements for three commercial projects.  These abatements raise a lot […]

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The Week Ahead…

Monday, December 20th 9:00am: Committee on Housing and Workforce Development “Special Report on the State of the District’s Workforce Programs.” Location: John A. Wilson Building, Room 120.  Meeting notice can be found here. 4:00pm: […]

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DCFPI on the $46 Million Adams Morgan Hotel Tax Abatement

Should the District provide a $46 million property tax break over the next 20 years to support the development of a 5-star hotel operated by Marriott? It is a burning issue in Adams Morgan, where the proposed hotel would be located. But how and when we use tax […]

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The Week Ahead….

Monday, December 13th    10:00am: Committee on Human Services “Developmental Disabilities Reform Act of 2010.” (B18-0591)  Location: John A. Wilson Building, Room 500.  Meeting notice can be found here.  Thursday, December 16th    […]

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Fixing DC’s Tax Code

Who pays the most taxes in DC?  You might be surprised. As a percentage of overall income, DC residents who earn between $33,000 and $57,000 pay almost 11 percent of their yearly income toward taxes. This group makes up the middle quintile of […]

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