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30219
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The Executive Director of the Tax Foundation argues that taxes will be cut unless Congress takes steps to prevent these cuts. Areas that could prevent increase would be in alterations to excess profits tax, individual income tax, and selective excise taxes.
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30222
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From a horseback jaunt in 1887 to one of the United States most prestigious mansions, Biltmore Estates and Gardens have had blossoming history. The 125 room castle was originally built on 100,000 acres of wooded countryside by George W. Vanderbilt. Now the lavish Estate rests on 12,000 acres and draws in thousands of visitors every year.
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30220
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North Carolina ranks 44th in the United States in per capita income. Sources of income that lead to the low percentage of income are mainly manufacturing and agriculture. Additionally, an unbalanced economy exists in the state where over 50% of the employment and over 50% of the wages is in only ten counties.
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30221
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In 1920, with the removal of property taxes in North Carolina, the real and personal property values multiplied nearly three times, reaching over three billion dollars. Despite industrial development, gain in personal property and increase in the value of farm property, the per capita property tax valuation in 1951 is still not up to the 1920 level.
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