Good Year Incentives

September 11th, 2007 by

HB 4 (Extra Session 2007) PAUL STAM’S SPEECH – GOOD YEAR INCENTIVES September 11, 2007 – edited for clarity I opposed the $40 million bill (HB 1761 and vetoed by the Governor) and I certainly oppose this $60 million bill and I would like to give a few of my reasons. First of all there […]

Land Transfer Tax is a Bad Idea

August 15th, 2007 by

The new state budget for 2007-2008 (HB 1473) allows counties to impose a tripling of the land transfer tax from .2% to .6% if approved by the voters in an advisory referendum. But there has been little discussion about the merits of this tax and why it is a particularly odd choice. I hope you […]

Attorney Incentives

March 2nd, 2007 by

Lawyers Group Proposes Innovative Incentive Program March 2, 2007 The Lawyers Improvement Association of Beltline Legal Experts proposed a new economic development tool for the state.  It is guaranteed to boost the economy by creating and retaining high paying jobs. First, a little background:  Historically North Carolina had the fewest attorneys per capita of any […]