Commentary, NC Budget and Tax Center

Learn the facts that proponents of more tax cuts often ignore

As the Senate passed yet another round of tax cuts (which would largely go to wealthy people and companies), proponents tried to claim that past tax slashing has fixed our economic wagon. Not so fast. Hard numbers and lived experience tell us that several years of tax cuts have not addressed North Carolina’s most pressing economic problems.

A job does not guarantee escape from poverty or that people can afford the basic necessities.

Economic mobility is more myth than reality.

There still are not enough jobs for everyone that wants to work.


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