Huffpost Politics

Hiring Tax Credit: Support Builds For Proposal Rewarding Employers For Hiring, More Hours

Posted: Updated:

The idea of a tax credit for companies that create new jobs, something the federal government has not tried since the 1970s, is gaining support among economists and Washington officials grappling with the highest unemployment in a generation.

The proposal has some bipartisan appeal among politicians eager both to help their unemployed constituents and to encourage small-business development.

Read the whole story at

Around the Web

Obama Team Is Reconsidering Proposed Tax Credit for Hiring -

Obama Aides Act to Fix Safety Net -

IRS Offers Tax Credit Guidance to Businesses Hiring Unemployed Veterans and Certain Youth