TO THE EDITOR:
The N.C. General Assembly, with Gov. McCrory’s help, has done one thing well recently — propose and pass terrible legislation.
In just a few months, they covered many conservative bases by repealing the Racial Justice Act, increasing abortion restrictions, loosening gun laws and proposing a voter ID bill.
Now, the legislature is hitting North Carolinians with a more mundane sucker punch: a “flattened” tax code.
The House and Senate compromise plan eliminates the established personal income tax structure in favor of a more regressive rate, reduces the rate on corporate income to a mere 3 percent by 2017 and eliminates important tax credits for low- and middle-income families.