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The costs of doing business; From wage taxes to red tape, companies say Phila. is one tough city.

Nov 22, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer
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ABSTRACT

From wage taxes to red tape, companies say Phila. is one tough city.

Why would a company moving into a century-old building that's never flooded need to cut a drain flap into its metal front door?

It's the extra cost of doing business in Philadelphia.

Andrew Halladay, a production manager at Imperial Yeast, an Oregon-based brewery supplier, said the company loves the facility at the former Frankford Arsenal in Northeast Philadelphia. In establishing an Eas...