• Research Report

    Does Avery need a land-transfer tax increase?

    posted January 11, 2009 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Avery County commissioners are asking county residents to approve a sale-tax increase on February 3. This report identifies over $10 million in revenue and savings the county could use to meet its needs; more than triple the amount that the proposed land-transfer tax increase is estimated to produce.
  • Press Release

    JLF report questions Anson’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Anson County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 17 years by diverting more than $5.8 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county…
  • Press Release

    JLF report questions Caswell’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Caswell County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 28 years by diverting almost $4.8 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…
  • Press Release

    JLF report questions Onslow’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Onslow County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for nine years by diverting almost $36.7 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…
  • Press Release

    JLF report questions Person’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Person County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 18 years by diverting almost $14 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…
  • Research Report

    Does Anson need a sales tax increase?

    posted October 19, 2008 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Anson County commissioners are asking voters to approve a sales-tax increase on November 4. This report identifies more than $5.8 million in revenue and savings the county could use to meet its needs — more than 17 times the amount that the proposed tax increase would produce.
  • Research Report

    Does Caswell need a sales tax increase?

    posted October 19, 2008 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Caswell County commissioners are asking voters to approve a sales-tax increase on November 4. This report identifies almost $4.8 million in revenue and savings the county could use to meet its needs — almost 28 times the amount that the proposed tax increase would produce.
  • Research Report

    Does Onslow need a sales tax increase?

    posted October 19, 2008 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Onslow County commissioners are asking voters to approve a sales-tax increase on November 4. This report identifies almost $36.7 million in revenue and savings the county could use to meet its needs — more than nine times the amount that the proposed tax increase would produce.
  • Research Report

    Does Person need a sales tax increase?

    posted October 19, 2008 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Person County commissioners are asking voters to approve a sales-tax increase on November 4. This report identifies almost $14 million in revenue and savings the county could use to meet its needs — more than 18 times the amount that the proposed tax increase would produce.

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