North Carolina's tax free hoilday

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    Well this is the big weekend that everything needed for school will be sold tax free. The Carolina's have been doing this for 8 years and sales always jump up. Now North Carolina is complaining they will lose 15 million dollars in tax revenue. But what they fail to realize with no tax it also helps the economy. That right no taxes means the economy jumps. I wonder if the dipshits in DC are paying any attention?
     
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    No taxes and the economy gets a boost. Why can't obama understand this?
     
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    When it comes to buying things most people are rational. Hence if they know that the tax free weekend is coming up they will curb their spending in the expectation of being able to buy stuff then. I know the retail store I worked at was very slow this past week, very busy yesterday (will be extremely busy today and tomorrow), and will likely be dead next week. Can you show me statistics on exactly how much more the economy benefits because of the tax free holiday?

    Also, I bet the majority of people would be very upset if the state programs the sales tax is used to fund were to be done away with.
     
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    And if people have a job they will have money so those programs would not be needed.
     
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    Some of the programs I was talking about things like education, police, fire, etc which are in part funded by the money from sales taxes that the state distributes back to localities (atleast in VA anyways). I would like to see how the average person could afford their own personal police force. Some government is necessary, practical, more preferable than private business but its not free ergo requires funding.
     
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    Education? and that reflects a lot.
    Police? are not legally bound to protect anyone
    Fire department? Ever heard of Volunteer firemen?
     
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    No taxes and the deficit goes up.

    Can you understand that?
     
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    No taxes and the wasteful spending stops. Why should I tighten my belt when the government continues to get fat off my hard earned money?
     
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    Why are they spending money they don't have and why are you defending it?
     
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    Same here. You really waiting on those elitists in DC to get a clue?:confused:
     
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