Tax-cut legislation includes $55 billion in benefits for a host of industries

A host of industries, from Caribbean distilleries to Hollywood producers, would gain billions in tax breaks and other subsidies under compromise tax-cut legislation now moving its way through Congress. Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala - via Washington Post , Google News (U.S. Congress), JR Russ (t), miker1717 (t), Salvador Sala (t), Thanh Tran (t), David Wardell (f), Steven K Samra (f)
Tags Help
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Dec 15, 2010 - 11:48 AM PST
Content Type: Article
Edit Lock: This story can be edited
Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Dec 16, 2010 - 8:58 AM PST

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Kaizar Campwala
4.1
by Kaizar Campwala - Dec. 16, 2010

A dispassionate, informative look at some of the industries that are retaining or getting tax benefits from the tax compromise approved by the Senate yesterday. Eggen does a good job of explaining why some of them are in there, and assessing the value of the benefits (such as ethanol subsidies) to the public.

See Full Review » (11 answers)
Patrick McGuire
4.4
by Patrick McGuire - Dec. 16, 2010

I am glad to see someone come out with the rest of the story. Hats off Dan Eggen. Perhaps I missed it but he never cites where he received this information.

See Full Review » (11 answers)

Comments on this story Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

4.1

not enough reviews
from 2 reviews (28% confidence)
Quality
4.0
Facts
4.5
Fairness
4.5
Sourcing
3.5
Style
4.5
Context
4.0
Depth
3.5
Enterprise
3.5
Relevance
4.5
Popularity
4.5
Recommendation
4.5
Credibility
5.0
# Reviews
1.0
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

No links yet. Please review this story to add some!