According to the The Capitol View New Hampshire is gearing up to take away Massachusetts Businesses. Massachusetts will increase it’s sales tax to 6.25% next month as part of the Democrats massive tax hike plan. New Hampshire has no sales tax. “We’re definitely going to see more traffic here because of your tax,” said Steve Boucher, the legislative director of New Hampshire’s economic development division. TheCapitolViewLive.com is the official blog of the Massachusetts Republican House caucus.
New Hampshire Pulling out the Big Guns to Entice Massachusetts Companies Across Border
The Boston Herald has an interesting piece in its business section today highlighting efforts by New Hampshire to bring businesses from Massachusetts across state lines. New Hampshire, according to the article, “is now inviting 900 Massachusetts business owners to enter a contest with a grand prize of limousine service to a Big & Rich concert, complete with a VIP preconcert reception and backstage privileges.”
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The small government low tax state of New Hampshire continues to kick our tax-and-spend buts up and down the New England streets. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Massachusetts unemployment is currently at 8.6% while New Hampshire sits at only 6.8%. Since January of 2007 when the Democrats and Deval Patrick gained total one party control unemployment in Massachusetts has risen by 4.0% In that same time, unemployment has risen only 2.9% in New Hampshire.