Category Archives: Taxes

This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

As N.C. lawmakers work to build on positive benefits tied to their 2013 tax reform package, they would be wise to build up state reserve funds in preparation for the next recession. That’s the advice Roy Cordato shares in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Katherine Restrepo discusses lessons this state’s Medicaid reformers couldContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. House’s approval of a solar tax credit extension. John Hood’s Daily Journal makes the case for higher taxes … on state and local government bonds.

About that ‘voluntary compliance’ with the federal tax system

Most people fill out their income tax forms by April 15 or at least file paperwork requesting an extension. Thomas Donlan of Barron’s examines our willingness to comply with this government rule. American civility about taxes should have increased somewhat because of the ease with which normal citizens pay their taxes. The days of fillingContinue Reading

Who pays their ‘fair share’?

Curtis Dubay of the Heritage Foundation aims a Daily Signal entry at those who believe high-income earners aren’t paying their “fair share.” Two graphics from Dubay’s commentary tell an important story about the relative tax burdens of those with higher and lower incomes.

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on an expert panel that recommends fixing North Carolina’s Medicaid program before considering expansion. John Hood’s Daily Journal notes that facts have eroded the political Left’s narrative of a state budget crisis.

This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

The Leandro lawsuit linked to N.C. school performance and funding has lingered in the state’s court system for more than two decades. Terry Stoops assesses the latest court hearing in the case for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson discusses a Carolina Journal cover story detailing an income tax fraud scheme withinContinue Reading

In case you missed her …

Becki Gray assessed the impact of North Carolina’s tax reforms during the latest edition of Time Warner Cable News’ “Capital Tonight.”

Angry about your tax bill? IRS shenanigans will do nothing to help

Patrick Howley reports for the Daily Caller about recent Internal Revenue Service spending. While you’re busting your butt to pay the Internal Revenue Service, your friends at the IRS are in the middle of a wild spending spree. The Daily Caller obtained a letter that Senate Finance Committee chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch sent to IRSContinue Reading