Tag: taxes

Chatham County’s proposed FY23 budget comes in at $164.9 million

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Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Manager’s Office unveiled the proposed fiscal year 2022-23 budget of $164.9 million at the May 2, 2022, meeting of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners. The proposed budget is based on a maintained tax…

Tax debates feature many myths

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – With Democrats in charge of the White House, and U.S. House, and (possibly as of this writing) the U.S. Senate, you can expect a push by left-wing activists and politicians to repeal some federal…

Lower taxes attract key leaders

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels — including the fact that every Democrat who ever serves in…

Do residents really want to play excess taxes?

By Nia Smith Pittsboro, NC – I read the last Chatham Chatlist post from Chatham County Democrat activist Virginia Penley with interest. I quote Virginia Penley here:  “From my understanding the tax paying residents of District 1, Karen Howard, actually…