BAKERSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA. On January 8, 2008, thirty FreedomWorks members attended the regular monthly meeting. Chad Adams from the John Locke Foundation did a presentation on Tax Reform. Many counties in North Carolina are looking at a Land Transfer Tax increase of 200%.
Chad gave a presentation on how it would economically impact the county and questioned if the government really needed the tax increase since the state finally took the Medicaid burden from the counties. In November 2007, 16 counties proposed a similar tax increase and it was soundly defeated in all 16 counties. Still, 10 counties so far this year have expressed interest…
Chad Adams speaking to group
Chapter leader Roger Wilson introducing Chad Adams from the John Locke Foundation