Taxes (page 4)

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    This Chart Scares The Biden White House

    Notice you’re paying more for gas, among other things? I have. Axios reports the Biden political machine is worried the president will be blamed. The Biden White House increasingly views rising gasoline prices as a source of potential political peril — and is now asking some of the world’s…
    Donna Martinez, August 12, 2021
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    Voters Believe Biden Will Raise Middle-Class Taxes

    Katherine Doyle of the Washington Examiner reports that voters don’t believe the president’s pledge to avoid raising taxes on the middle class. President Joe Biden promised he would not raise taxes on anyone earning less than $400,000 a year to help pay for his agenda, but recent polling…
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the Rev. William Barber’s ongoing court fight over a 2017 trespass charge at the state Legislative Building. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion explains why the N.C. Senate’s tax plan is superior to the House’s alternative.
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Donna King reports for Carolina Journal Online on a state House bill to join an interstate licensing agreement for mental health counselors. Mitch Kokai’s CJ Opinion rebuts false claims about the impact of proposed N.C. tax changes. Brian Balfour’s CJ Opinion highlights problems with government economic development…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2021
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    Red, Blue States Boost Entertainment Industry Giveaways

    Zachary Halaschak of the Washington Examiner documents disappointing bipartisan support for a bad idea: state film and television incentives. States, even those not traditionally associated with Hollywood, have been pushing incentives to lure in film and TV production business as the pandemic wanes. States such as Montana, Kentucky,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
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    Could North Carolina be the next state to legalize sports gambling?

    North Carolina may consider a sports betting bill in 2021. Senate Bill 688, a bipartisan Senate proposal, would legalize and regulate online and in-person gambling. After a 2018 Supreme Court case that legalized sports betting, many states have authorized the practice. The bill has yet to come up for a…
    Jordan Roberts, July 22, 2021
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    Setting Up an International Tax Cartel

    Victoria Taft writes at PJMedia.com about problems associated with a global minimum tax. If you want to stick it to big corporations and rein in their real or perceived abuses, use your political prowess and the laws of your own sovereign country to do it. Instead, the Biden…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Feature

    A new Carolina Journal Opinion explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent comments suggest that he rejects the state’s flat income tax.
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2021