Taxes (page 9)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on questions surrounding the N.C. Revenue Department’s legal authority to collect sales tax from more out-of-state online retailers. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights a Wake Forest University project focusing on felony trial jury selection across North Carolina.  …
    Mitch Kokai, August 10, 2018
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    Is capitalism rigged in favor of elites?

    Deirdre McCloskey (no) and Jason Furman (yes) will be debating at economist.com over the next week whether capitalism is rigged. Furman opens with a claim about how powerful interests help write regulations. McCloskey begins with the innovation of the past two hundred years. The debate comes down to the…
    Joseph Coletti, August 7, 2018
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    Daily Journal: Federal reform boosts state economy

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that the federal tax reform enacted by Congress and signed by President Trump will enhance economic growth for the nation as a whole, and for North Carolina in particular. Slashing America’s relatively high taxes on corporate income will encourage more domestic investment,…
    Anna Manning, August 6, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the aftermath of N.C. legislators’ votes this weekend to override vetoes of bills dealing with ballot captions for constitutional amendments and party labels for judicial candidates. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how federal tax reform is boosting North Carolina’s economy.
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    New university-based research suggests Tennessee’s taxpayer-funded pre-K program produces no measurable benefits for participating students. Terry Stoops assesses the significance of the research for North Carolina during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Dan Way highlights policymakers’ concerns about GenX and related chemicals in N.C. solar…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2018
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    RNC aside, Charlotte is helped by Republicans being unconventional

    By cutting taxes, spending, and regulation — getting government out of people's way — Republicans have done far more to boost Charlotte's economy (and the state's) than naming the city the site of their 2020 convention ever could.
    Jon Sanders, July 26, 2018
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    Do Local Newspapers Save Taxpayers Money?

    Readers of the Raleigh News & Observer might not believe it, but despite its editorial support of higher taxes and government spending, its very presence may help keep spending and taxes lower than they could be. A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Notre…
    Joseph Coletti, July 25, 2018
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    Dems’ attempt to thwart federal tax reform

    Brian Riedl writes at National Review Online about four states’ legal action to overturn a key piece of the 2017 federal tax reform. Just when you thought politics in 2018 could not get any more bizarre, four states are now suing the federal government in hopes of mandating…
    Mitch Kokai, July 25, 2018