Welfare Watch is a monthly column for the individuals, nonprofit and private companies in Minnesota’s tech industry that receive government (read: taxpayer) financial support—whether directly or indirectly.
This corporate welfare includes: tax incentives/abatement, grants/loans, reimbursements, subsidy, sponsorship, special favors, etc.
In June there were two big welfare developments:
- Minnesota’s Angel Investor Tax Credit Is Dead — And Why That’s A Good Thing
- Digi-Key Sees Secretive Welfare Handout Amidst New State Budget
Looking ahead, we’ll be tracking the AITC through the end of this year, and also shining light on other similar programs…