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As some in Washington -- making a push to raise your taxes again North Carolina.
Considers a plan that would cut taxes and thus adding it to a list of states where workers.
Pay no state income tax -- series on this live in Atlanta Georgia what's behind the push.
And North Carolina Jonathan.
Good morning bill well these proposals are largely in response to anticipated income tax increases from Washington however.
When you look at North Carolina supporters of such a plan say it's all about reviving.
The State's economy listen.
What that would do is so hopefully move North Carolina more in the other direction of Texas.
As a low tax state the high job creation state and go away from.
What what we are now which is -- some folks refer to -- is the California of the southeast.
Personal -- corporate income taxes provide about 60% of North Carolina operating revenue so the proposal would be to replace these taxes.
With sales taxes on groceries real estate transactions.
And other services ranging from haircuts to plumbing bill.
Maybe they can come to New York Macs are what's -- hand over Jonathan.
Yeah well that -- that the supporters say that by cutting income taxes and replacing them with expanded sales taxes.
That it puts more money in people's pockets and -- way they spend more money in the more they spend.
The more they pay in sales taxes but critics say boosting sales taxes would hurt the poor and seniors on fixed -- folks like.
Disabled cancer survivor Patricia Evans carpenter who does not like the idea.
Of seeing sales tax is potentially quadruple on her grocery bill -- These are things that let people need I mean we have to eat we have to have.
Or prescriptions have to be -- -- deals have to be paid I mean you can't just tax everything and make people.
You know expect people to be able to take care of those experience -- -- the north Carolina governor's home budget chief has publicly criticized the plan however supporters of this plan in the legislature say.
They are optimistic they will pass tax reform by the end of this session they'll gentlemen thanks Jonathan -- watching that for us in the south.
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