An important list from Progress NC

New tax hikes approved by Gov. McCrory over the past few years include:

  • Doubling the electricity tax
  • Eliminating the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Eliminating the medical expenses deduction
  • Sales tax hike on mobile homes
  • Sales tax hike on entertainment
  • Sales tax hike on auto repair contracts
  • Eliminating the small business deduction
  • Eliminating the back-to-school sales tax holiday
  • Increasing the gas tax by $1.2 Billion
  • Eliminating the student tuition deduction
  • Eliminating the mortgage forgiveness deduction
  • New tax on college meal plans
  • Eliminating child care tax credits
  • Eliminating the deduction for college savings plans
  • Reducing tax credits for farm machinery

Other sales tax hikes approved by Gov. McCrory include:

  • Household appliances
  • Doors, windows, cabinets, flooring, roofing, fences, etc.
  • Cars, motorcycles, bicycles, modular homes
  • Office Equipment
  • Clothing and shoe repair
  • Watch and jewelry repair
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Video programming
  • Tire repairs and oil changes
  • Reloading bullets and shells

New or increased “fees” approved by Gov. McCrory include:

  • Doubled annual inspection fee for ice cream shop owners
  • Increasing the fee for the newborn screening program
  • Increased criminal court costs
  • Allowed for more toll road projects
  • Increased drivers license restoration fee
  • Raised learner’s permit fee
  • Raised fee for obtaining a duplicate license
  • Increased fee for driver improvement clinics
  • Increased fees for obtaining copies of license records.
  • Increased fee for initial driver’s license application
  • Raised taxes on car and truck rentals
  • Raised fees for private passenger vehicles
  • Increased fee on private passenger motorcycles
  • Increased fee on house trailers
  • Increased fee for plug-in electric vehicles
  • New fees for late vehicle registration
  • Raised fees on “wreckers”
  • Raised fees for semitrailers and trailers
  • Increased fees on motor carriers