Representative Susi Hamilton

North Carolina’s tax code is nearly a century old and state lawmakers are looking hard at options to bring the system up-to-date without triggering unintended and potentially negative consequences. 

Tax modernization:  it’s close to the top of the agenda for legislators when the General Assembly reconvenes in Raleigh at the end of January. 

On Thursday, local leaders from beach towns, the City of Wilmington, UNCW and Cape Fear Community College joined New Hanover County Commissioners and newly-elected state leaders for the first meeting of the local officials’ caucus.