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Derrick Grayson on Free Trade

 

 


Incentives for hiring in US; end tax breaks for off-shoring

Where have the jobs gone? Our government promotes policies that reward companies and huge corporations that export jobs overseas where they in turn, provide sub-standard services and products to Americans, all the while making huge profits (often hidden off shore) in return.

We have multiple American jobs lost every time we close a plant, import from overseas what was once made here, or off-shore customer services. Call Price Line's customer service. They're in Mexico. Cisco, in India. American Express' credit services, India as well. Those were once American jobs.

How do we fix this? We eliminate all tax cuts for businesses being off-shored first. We then reward American and foreign companies who hire Americans, by giving them the tax breaks.

I am not suggesting a business can't or shouldn't do business overseas. However, let the rewards of those hiring Americans be in profits and tax breaks, instead of funding massive government spending programs.

Source: 2016 Senate campaign website, www.grayson2016 , Apr 1, 2015

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