By John Lanier

Analyst: Tax Burden Shifted - Brevard NC


Last updated 4/7/2014 at 8:50am

The tax law changes passed by the North Carolina General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory last year shift more of the tax burden from the wealthy to the poor and middle class while reducing public investments.

Tazra Mitchell, a policy analyst for the N.C. Budget and Tax Center, told a crowd of roughly 80 people attending a Forum Project last Tuesday night in the county library that the new tax laws benefit the wealthiest North Carolinians “at the expense of everyone else.”

Mitchell said the new tax laws are shifting the burden from the top 20 percent income earners to...

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