manufacturing http://waer.org en Local Businesses, Homeowners Encouraged by Proposed Tax Reforms http://waer.org/post/local-businesses-homeowners-encouraged-proposed-tax-reforms <div>Central New York business leaders and homeowners are publicly expressing their support for Governor Cuomo’s $2 billion tax relief plan. &nbsp;They joined government officials Wednesday to urge the state legislature to approve the proposal. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:39:22 +0000 Hannah Warren 13164 at http://waer.org Local Businesses, Homeowners Encouraged by Proposed Tax Reforms Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings http://waer.org/post/local-businesses-voice-discontent-tax-hearings <p>In a hearing Thursday to discuss ways to reduce and reform the state’s taxes, a theme emerged:&nbsp; Syracuse-area business owners say the state’s high tax burden and shrinking population make it tempting to do business elsewhere.&nbsp;</p><p>The Pioneer Companies development firm has been based here for four generations, but Chairman Michael Falcone testified he’s had to branch out to ten other states.&nbsp; He says that gives him a solid basis of comparison:</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:26:29 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 7522 at http://waer.org Local Businesses Voice Discontent at Tax Hearings