Tag:Fifth Amendment

  • No kidding, North Carolina taxes illegal drugs

    “Hey! Did you pay taxes on those drugs, mister? Probably not, right?” Unless you are buying your marijuana from a dispensary in a state where it’s legal, you probably aren’t paying taxes on your illicit substances. If not, you are likely committing two crimes: possession of a controlled substance and…

  • State Tax Endorses Disobedience

    RALEIGH — One way to reduce North Carolina’s estimated $1.5 billion budget deficit is to generate more revenue, while maintaining current spending levels. While perusing the state Department of Revenue Web site, a reader can find a little-known revenue-generating item that begs to be exploited. Since 1990, North Carolina has…