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NC motor fuels tax going up 1 cent in January
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 3:15pm.

The price at the pump keeps falling, but motorists in North Carolina will see the gasoline tax increase slightly Jan. 1.

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NCDOT recommends sponsoring highway clean-up
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 8:20pm.

A study by the N.C. Board of Transportation is suggesting sponsorship for highway litter removal and rest areas, as well as increasing certain fees as a means of easing the burden on taxpayer funds for services it provides. The recommendations were released on Wednesday after the NCDOT study which was directed by the N.C. General Assembly.

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Duke Energy will not bill customers for taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:57pm.

Duke Energy says it will not charge customers for corporate income taxes that it does not have to pay.

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Money for NC private school vouchers begins moving
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:56pm.

The first of millions of taxpayer dollars in payments have been sent to private and religious schools across North Carolina while an appeals court considers a judge's ruling that a new scholarship program for low-income public school children is unconstitutional on several levels.

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Report: NC among states most tied to income tax
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:02pm.

A new report by the investment rating agency Standard & Poor's says the income gap is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states.

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NC Senate passes Medicaid reform legislation
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:22pm.

The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. Senators approved the measure, 28-17, on Thursday. It would create a new state agency to oversee and manage Medicaid and partially privatize it. The bill would carve out Medicaid regions in the state where both private companies and hospital-led health plans would compete for contracts to serve patients there.

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NC lawmakers give final OK to tax changes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 2:31pm.

The North Carolina legislature has quickly moved a wide-ranging tax bill to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk, one that sets a levy on electronic cigarettes and a hard expiration date for some municipal privilege taxes.

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NC Senate initially approves omnibus tax bill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:28pm.

The North Carolina Senate's version of an omnibus tax bill has remained intact after Democratic amendments were defeated, including one that would have lifted the scheduled repeal of certain municipal business taxes next summer.

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Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 3:33pm.

The North Carolina House has tentatively agreed to a wide-ranging tax bill that caps municipal business privilege taxes and places an excise tax on electronic cigarettes.

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NC House committee agrees to omnibus tax bill
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:37pm.

North Carolina legislators have been meeting formally for two days and they're already moving a wide-ranging finance bill that would curb the ability of towns and cities to tax businesses and place a new tax on electronic cigarettes.

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