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Why Amazon's HQ2 tax breaks are 'bribery' and 'fraud'


In a concerted effort to attract jobs, cities, counties and states give private companies like Amazon huge tax incentives to locate their operations, like HQ2, within that jurisdiction. According to former Kansas City auditor and mayor Mark Funkhouser, these tax breaks are essentially fraudulent bribes and should be illegal.