Wednesday, December 9, 2009

National Jobs Task Force Team Meetings, or Whatever Such is Labeled

December 9th, 2009

While talks and meetings to get the private sector to create jobs and increase employment levels are surely commendable, at least superficially, does it not occur to those ‘task force’ type folks that to speak of the possibility of future tax credits for the hiring of individuals may likely cause the timid employers to wait to hire? That is to say, if a firm believed that at some future point in time it might get a tax credit as a result of hiring employees, wouldn’t it seem likely that many employers would wait to hire until after the potential tax credit was authorized or likely wait before hiring to see if such a tax credit were to be authorized?

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