NC Sales and Services Taxation: Into the Capillaries

Now the Republicans in North Carolina are backing away from radical sales tax base-broadening that would tax all goods and nearly all services.   But they want some change.

Soon it will be time for them to list which services get taxed for the first time.  So service businesses from tattoo parlors to CPAs will have incentives to (1) hire lobbyists and (2) make campaign contributions to incumbents.

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Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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