As local politicians oppose, Amazon is now reconsidering NY headquarters.

As local politicians oppose, Amazon is now reconsidering NY headquarters.

Late last year, Amazon decided to build new headquarters in two states, Virginia and New York. While Virginia has been very welcoming, there has been dispute in New York over policies that give Amazon owner Jeff Bezos billion dollar tax breaks. The Bezos owned Washington Post reported that the company was reconsidering the NY location citing ’two people familiar with the company’s thinking.’

NEERAJA NARAYANSWAMY
NEERAJA NARAYANSWAMY
Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

Ugh... Why are you making me agree with Occasional Cortex on this issue? Nobody should be getting tax credits, breaks, subsidies, or public assistance of any kind. Of course the politicians shouldn't have enough sway on company balance sheets for it to matter either.

Sean Christopher
Sean Christopher 1 year

Good! Screw Cuomo! He wanted Amazon in NYC because it’s gonna be his little money maker. I hope they pull out of the deal and he’s left with nothing.

liberty Ann
liberty Ann 1 year

These big deals destroy more jobs than they create. They drive out small business and low income residents with rent increases. Arlington, Va just got saddled with an HQ and I wonder how those people will fare. And NO tax breaks for corporations. They should have to pay into the community.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 1 year

He’s liberal until they come after him.

Jay Orzecki
Jay Orzecki 1 year

I think Bezos will soon find opposition in every corner off the globe.

Nika D
Nika D 1 year

And this is why 70% marginal tax rates on the billionaires don’t work. They get exceptions wherever they go. This is what crony capitalism (not the free market) looks like. It’s also the law of unintended consequences at work —if you tax people for revenue, it will be used as a bludgeon of power against you by unscrupulous companies.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 year

Move to the center of the country.

david dindu
david dindu 1 year

aoc gonna tax his ass. hes smart to gtfo of ny

Michael Tatom
Michael Tatom 1 year

You don’t want business with jobs? Fine. Enjoy socialism.

joe Vasquez
joe Vasquez 1 year

But the one percent must pay them dues!! Lmao leftists always give them the breaks in the end!

beanie weaine
beanie weaine 1 year

What a cuck

Ryan
Ryan 1 year

Just build it in Newark, NJ. That'll show em!

Judi Em
Judi Em 1 year

Geez, Amazon, you are in business in the USA. Do what you want.

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