Economic Development Spotlight

Hot Summer Reading: DC’s Unified Economic Development Report


It’s August, and we assume many of The District’s Dime readers are headed on vacation (or at least a Tom Sherwood-style staycation) and looking for some good reading. The District’s newly released Unified Economic Development Report isn’t likely to make the New York Times bestseller list or Oprah’s Book Club anytime soon, but if you’re […]


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LEGISLATION WOULD ALLOW WEALTHY TECH INVESTORS TO PAY LOWER TAX RATE THAN WORKING DC FAMILIES


A bill before the DC Council on July 10th — the Technology Sector Enhancement Act — would allow investors in DC tech companies to pay just three percent in income tax when they sell their stake in these companies for profit. This special new tax rate for tech investors would be lower than the income […]


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District Worst in Nation at Tracking Job Creation Spending (Washington Examiner)

Critical Needs: Constituents Are Best Served By Ensuring That Critical Needs Are Met In the Budget (Hill Rag)

Making Sense of the Dollars Spent on Business Property Tax Breaks (Hill Rag)

Tune-Up Time for DC’s Taxes: Key Things for the District’s New Tax Revision Commission to Consider (Hill Rag)

Retail Politics: Will DC Residents “Live Better”–or Worse–with Jobs from Wal-Mart? (Hill Rag)