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‘RICH STATES, POOR STATES’: NORTH CAROLINA AMONG ‘BIGGEST WINNERS’ IN 2014 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

15 April in Article

Legislative reforms of 2013 have distinguished North Carolina as being one of the “biggest winners in economic outlook for 2014.” The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) will be releasing its 7th edition of Rich States, Poor States report during a press conference with North Carolina’s Governor Pat McCrory on Tuesday, April 15. Jumping from...

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Local business taxes hurt businesses

14 April in Jobs, Tax Reform

By Andy Ellen, President NC Retail Merchants Association, April 13, 2014. The News and Observer’s recent editorial “Capping Local Business Tax Could Hurt Businesses” failed to point out that there was near uniformity among both Republicans and Democrats on the Revenue Laws Study Committee that the Local Privilege License Tax needed...