After New Year’s Day, the tax reform train in North Carolina will surely start rolling on down the tracks.
It remains to been seen whether the track around the bend will support its weight. In years past, the train always got de-railed, one way or the other.
Former Gov. Mike Easley appointed a couple of panels to study changing the state’s tax structure, but pretty much abandoned the effort as the budgetary pressures created by the 2000 recession eased.
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