Re: Virgin Trains' Vegas can't get these tax breaks granted to other public private benefit pronects why?
Author: les
Date: 06-11-2019 - 23:59

FUD Wrote:
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> Follow the story back to the original article in
> the LV paper, which was conveniently linked early
> in the engineering article. The engineering
> article kind of muddled a few things. That's still
> no excuse for ranting without reading, as most of
> the other commenters apparently did.
>
> 1) this has to do with NEVADA state and local tax
> decisions. What's requested is essentially an
> exemption from state and local sales and property
> taxes, much like is granted to new industrial
> projects like the Faraday factory near LV, or
> Walmart or Amazon warehouses.
> 2) they *are* discretionary. The state and local
> governments have to agree to give up some tax
> payments.
> 3) they *are* subsidies, since the companies
> receiving these exemptions don't have to pay some
> state and local taxes that the general population
> of businesses do. Sometimes it's for a limited
> amount of time; rarely, it's forever.
>
> Nothing in the article (either the original LV
> paper nor the rewrite in the engineers site)
> mentions anything about a similar deal in
> California.
>
> This has nothing to do with the actual federal
> loans that Brightline collected (and that were
> approved for the original DesertXpress line until
> Republic congresscritters ordered FRA not to do
> it). Other information is needed to determine
> whether or not the LV line will get any such
> loans. Cutting the price to $4B suggests that
> fully private financing is possible this time.

Poof! No Nevada governor who is a Brightline investor to push it through like in Florida. No more support from the California side now that Chao and republicans are blocking their rail grants. Kiss it all good-bye Rick Scott. Poof!



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Virgin Trains' BFEgypt to Vegas proposal is delayed again BidetHitter 06-11-2019 - 08:15
  Re: Virgin Trains' BFEgypt to Vegas proposal is delayed again Not Toad Cluck 06-11-2019 - 09:22
  Re: Virgin Trains' BFEgypt to Vegas proposal is delayed again NormSchultze 06-11-2019 - 11:41
  Re: Virgin Trains' BFEgypt to Vegas proposal is delayed again les 06-11-2019 - 13:21
  Re: Virgin Trains' Vegas can't get these tax breaks granted to other public private benefit pronects why? BOB2 06-11-2019 - 14:41
  Re: Virgin Trains' Vegas can't get these tax breaks granted to other public private benefit pronects why? FUD 06-11-2019 - 21:59
  Re: Virgin Trains' Vegas can't get these tax breaks granted to other public private benefit pronects why? les 06-11-2019 - 23:59
  all for the best les 06-12-2019 - 00:10
  Re:" all for the best'?-Random lines on a map are truly "A better system", right? BOB2 06-12-2019 - 02:55
  Re: Re:" all for the best'?-Random lines on a map are truly "A better system", right? les 06-12-2019 - 06:24
  Re: Re:" all for the best'?-Random lines on a map are truly "A better system", right? BOB2 06-12-2019 - 07:56
  trying to read too much into it. les 06-12-2019 - 09:05
  Re: trying to read too much into it. synonymouse 06-12-2019 - 10:26
  Re: trying to read too much into it. les 06-12-2019 - 11:01
  Re:" all for the best'? George Jenista 06-15-2019 - 12:45
  Re: Re:" all for the best'? les 06-15-2019 - 12:56
  Re: all for the best les 06-12-2019 - 12:41
  Re: Virgin Trains' BFEgypt to Vegas proposal is delayed again More like Virgin wants in Europe not 06-12-2019 - 07:53


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