taxes http://wfae.org en Hickory City Council Dines And Talks Taxes In Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/hickory-city-council-dines-and-talks-taxes-charlotte <p>The Hickory City Council conducted business last week ... in Charlotte.</p><p>They were in town for a retreat that focused on whether to seek a tax hike for a project to renovate and redesign the city’s public spaces by improving existing parks and building greenways in Hickory.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:11:56 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 46111 at http://wfae.org Hickory City Council Dines And Talks Taxes In Charlotte Fuller: No Tax Hike; Calls For Poverty Task Force http://wfae.org/post/fuller-no-tax-hike-calls-poverty-task-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mecklenburg County Commission Chairman Trevor Fuller says he doesn't want to raise taxes this year because the county expects to see a surplus in revenue from construction and other growth.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:01:58 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44052 at http://wfae.org Fuller: No Tax Hike; Calls For Poverty Task Force City And County Budgets http://wfae.org/post/city-and-county-budgets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Both Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are in the process of approving a budget for the next fiscal year. City Manager Ron </span>Carlee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will join us in the first part of the show to talk about his first recommended budget for the city and what it will mean for citizens inside the city limits. Then we'll be joined by Interim County Manager Bobbie Shields and Budget director </span>Hyong<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Yi to discuss how the recommended county budget would impact tax payers throughout Mecklenburg County. How will the services the city/ county provide be affected this fiscal year? How will your pocketbook be affected? Find out, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 28444 at http://wfae.org City And County Budgets Anti-Tax Advocate Grover Norquist Visits Huntersville http://wfae.org/post/anti-tax-advocate-grover-norquist-visits-huntersville <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Influential anti-tax advocate Grover </span>Norquist<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> made several stops in North Carolina yesterday. He visited the capitol to show support for Republican proposals to overhaul the state’s tax system, and ended the day in </span>Huntersville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 14:07:40 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 27466 at http://wfae.org Anti-Tax Advocate Grover Norquist Visits Huntersville State Tax Revenues Increase In Good Sign For The Economy http://wfae.org/post/state-tax-revenues-increase-good-sign-economy <p></p><p>The General Fund is the state’s piggy bank, where revenue goes in and payments come out. &nbsp;Today, the State Controller’s office released a report showing that, since June, the fund earned almost $300 million more than the same time last year. That’s an increase of over four percent. Amber Young at the controller’s office says it’s for the best possible reason-- people are earning more.</p><p>“It’s just things are doing better—individual income went up five percent,” Young said. “We’re seeing more people working again. Corporate went up about that amount.”</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 22:21:58 +0000 Ben Bradford 17715 at http://wfae.org Some Elements Of Fiscal Cliff Could Add To State Coffers http://wfae.org/post/some-elements-fiscal-cliff-could-add-state-coffers <p></p><p>The White House issued a statement Monday warning that taxes would go up for middle-class families by more than $2,000 on average, if Congress does not prevent the “fiscal cliff”—the series of automatic spending cuts and expiring tax breaks scheduled for the end of the year. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 05:53:52 +0000 Ben Bradford 16531 at http://wfae.org Some Elements Of Fiscal Cliff Could Add To State Coffers S.C. Governor: Hackers Stole Tax Info Of Nearly 6 Million http://wfae.org/post/sc-governor-hackers-stole-tax-info-nearly-6-million <p></p><p>South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says nearly 6 million residents had their social security and bank account numbers stolen by hackers in a September attack. At a press conference today, Haley released new details from Mandiant, the information security firm hired to investigate the attack.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:36:53 +0000 Ben Bradford 16254 at http://wfae.org S.C. Governor: Hackers Stole Tax Info Of Nearly 6 Million