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A system out of sync

In a bad economy, no one wants to talk about new taxes. But North Carolina Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco says legislators cannot afford to further delay an overhaul of the state’s tax structure.

Crisco has his doubts much change will occur in the upcoming short session, though he warns the current antiquated tax system may be deterring some new businesses from settling in the Tar Heel state.

For a preview of Secretary Crisco’s interview with Chris Fitzsimon, click below:

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  1. kirtl

    January 8, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    NC Policy Watch is a progressive group. NC is run by progressives. Why don’t you guys take a more vocal stand and hold your friends accountable here. Scream and protest a little louder. You could make more happen if you wanted to do so.

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