Tax cuts for big, profitable corporations and the wealthy is the wrong choice for North Carolina. These irresponsible tax changes passed in the 2013 legislative session will not boost our economy or create more jobs, but they will result in middle- and low-income families paying more taxes. There will also be damaging cuts to important public services that both businesses and average North Carolinians rely on, including our public schools and universities which build a skilled workforce and encourage innovation.
Click on the images below to see who pays and who loses under the new tax plan.
Click here to see the details of the final tax deal reached by the House and Senate, along with ideas about better choices.
This page brings together our research on the tax plan lawmakers passed and various key aspects of the debate. Check out these publications for more information on what North Carolina's economy needs.
These tax proposals will hurt our state by:
1. Failing to create jobs
2. Reducing our ability to make key economic investments or achieve greater economic growth
3. Raising taxes for middle- and low-income North Carolinians
For a complete directory of resources on 2013 tax proposals, click here.