Quantcast

Competing NC tax overhaul bills discussed - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Competing NC tax overhaul bills discussed

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

House and Senate Republicans are providing more details about their competing plans to overhaul North Carolina's tax system.
    
Senate GOP leaders rolled out a bill Thursday that largely follows the framework they offered three weeks ago and would greatly expand the number of services subject to the sales tax.
    
The measure also contains lower sales and income tax rates but now attempts to address criticisms that the changes would require more low- and middle-income families to pay higher taxes.
    
Earlier Thursday, the House Finance Committee began debating the chamber's Republican plan, which would also lower rates but only expand the sales tax base slightly.
    
No votes were taken on either plan or on a third proposal in the Senate that more closely aligns with House GOP proposal.

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

    McCrory signs bills on Common Core, health care

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:22:03 GMT
    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
    Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County.
    Gov. Pat McCrory signed several bills Tuesday, including one abolishing Common Core in North Carolina and another that was sponsored by the late Dr. Jim Fulghum of Wake County.
  • State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

    State: Ex-Tarboro town manager used funds inappropriately

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:45:58 GMT

    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

    The state auditor’s report determined that the former town manager “made nearly $366,000 of purchases" that were inappropriate.

  • Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Governor, NC Senate Republicans talk about budget

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)
    Gov. Pat McCrory has met with Senate Republicans to try to look at ways to narrow their differences over budget adjustments that were supposed to be in place three weeks ago.
    Gov. Pat McCrory has met with Senate Republicans to try to look at ways to narrow their differences over budget adjustments that were supposed to be in place three weeks ago.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.