Tag: North Carolina

Foundation president Kelly McCutchen was quoted in an article in the March 4-10, 2016 edition of the Atlanta Business Chronicle by Dave Williams, “Income tax cut moving through General Assembly.”  The article is reprinted below and can be accessed online at http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/print-edition/2016/03/04/income-tax-cut-moving-through-general-assembly.html. (Subscription required.) Income tax cut moving through General Assembly By Dave Williams Georgians may get a chance to vote this fall to reduce state income taxes for the first time since the 1930s. The Georgia Senate passed a constitutional amendment Feb. 29 that would roll back the state income tax subject to certain budgetary triggers. If it gets through the state House of Representatives, voters would decide the measure on the November statewide ballot. A separate bill… View Article

North Carolina’s Conservative Reforms and Business

This commentary by Becki Gray, vice president for outreach at the John Locke Foundation, was published in the July 2014 edition of Carolina Journal. By Becki Gray Before an entrepreneur considers whether to expand his business or move to a new location, he typically goes through a checklist that includes most, if not all, of these items: • Cost of living and quality of life • Tax burden • Reasonable regulations, preferably including right-to-work laws • Skilled local work force • Well-maintained roads and bridges, reasonable traffic congestion • Natural beauty, perhaps with easy access to mountains or beaches • Easy access to urban hubs and cultural amenities • Low energy costs Fortunately, any business looking at North Carolina can… View Article

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