The Tax Foundation: North Carolina Considers Impressive Tax Reform Options
Confused about the differences between the North Carolina House and Senate tax reform plans? Check out this brief analysis of the two plans by the Tax Foundation which includes a helpful comparison chart.
North Carolina Considers Impressive Tax Reform Options
June 07, 2013
By Elizabeth Malm, Scott Drenkard
This week, the Finance and Appropriations Committees of the North Carolina House of Representatives approved legislation that would significantly reform the state’s tax system. House Bill 998 would reduce individual and corporate income taxes while broadening their bases, in addition to lowering the combined state-local sales tax and expanding the tax to some services. These changes move North Carolina away from income taxation and towards consumption taxes in an effort to increase future economic growth and make the state more rate-competitive with its neighbors. They would also reduce distortions and waste associated with a complicated and non-neutral tax code. Read more…