From our mailbag: a brief guest opinion from a North Carolina furniture manufacturer
Champ Land, of the Troutman Chair Company in Statesville, North Carolina, sent us an email to offer his thoughts on some of the problems he faces as a domestic manufacturer. Specifically, Champ says he's concerned about tax policy:
Our company, Troutman Chair manufacturers rocking chairs and employees almost 30 people. We send approximately $2,000 a week in payroll taxes to the Federal government. We compete with imported rocking chairs on which the government collects no payroll taxes. Taxing only one side of the street has resulted in our jobs going overseas.
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[EDITOR'S NOTE: All guest opinions are those of the writer.]
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