The opening of Charlotte’s Premium Outlets last year has helped boost Mecklenburg’s tax base, as it attracted shoppers from neighboring counties and tourists nationwide. A legislative proposal that would redistribute sales tax revenue based on population could hurt Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
The opening of Charlotte’s Premium Outlets last year has helped boost Mecklenburg’s tax base, as it attracted shoppers from neighboring counties and tourists nationwide. A legislative proposal that would redistribute sales tax revenue based on population could hurt Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
The opening of Charlotte’s Premium Outlets last year has helped boost Mecklenburg’s tax base, as it attracted shoppers from neighboring counties and tourists nationwide. A legislative proposal that would redistribute sales tax revenue based on population could hurt Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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