With the General Assembly's 2013 session in full chatter, many are wondering exactly how many tax-policy changes state lawmakers might have up their sleeves, as a slew of proposals have already been bandied about.
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CHARLOTTE — The final, written report on an outside review of the highly contentious 2001 Mecklenburg County property tax revaluation of homes and business properties is now posted to the county website as a PDF file. The report, by Wilson-based ...Read More »
As local, county and state governments face growing, and sometimes desperate, economic needs, they increasingly turn to real estate transfer taxes as a source of funding. This is a tax that may be imposed at the closing of home sales or other real property transactions.Read More »
Tommy Lawing is a man looking to buy houses. He needs them, he says, because demand for homes in his rental business is through the roof. But profits aren’t following the upward track and it’s because of one of life’s certainties – taxes.Read More »
Karla Knotts, co-owner of Knotts Builders, often trumpets the benefits of owning a home in Clover, S.C., and driving to work in Charlotte. She reasons: Who wants to pay those high North Carolina property taxes when they can save as ...Read More »
North and South Carolina have long been rivals. Sports teams. Job markets. Tourism. All have been battlefields for the two states. In the real estate industry, there’s yet another way the two states are compared: property tax rates. For the ...Read More »