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Lowest Corporate Tax in the US


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North Carolina Ranked CNBC’s #1 State for Business

For the second year in a row, CNBC has named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business. A world-class workforce played a major role in securing the top spot as did a thriving economy and a low cost of living.

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TTX Moves Headquarters to Charlotte

TTX Company, a major provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry, will move its headquarters to Charlotte, creating 150 jobs. The company will invest $14.5 million in Mecklenburg County.

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North Carolina’s consistently top-ranked business climate, low cost of living, access to four international airports, and highly educated workforce all create an incomparable environment for corporate success.

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Best Business Tax Climate in the US (Tax Foundation, 2024)
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Low Taxes Create Higher Profits

Our state has a pro-business tax structure with a decreasing personal income tax, and a corporate tax rate that is phasing out by 2030. Coupled with low property taxes and unemployment insurance tax rates, your dollar will stretch further here.

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Where Fortune 500 Companies Find Success

A competitive cost of doing business and a low-cost, high quality of living attract and retain top talent in North Carolina. That’s why corporate headquarters like Bank of America, Lowe’s, Honeywell, and Truist thrive here.

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A Home Base with Global Access

North Carolina’s four international airports, including Charlotte -Douglas International, which is the 7th busiest hub in the US, account for 750+ daily flights, including direct flights to Europe and Latin America and one-stop connections to Asia.

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Regional Headquarters and Corporate Hubs

Many companies are taking advantage of specialized talent pools that will help further innovate their business. Wells Fargo operates its east coast HQ and largest employment hub in Charlotte, while Apple has selected the Raleigh-Durham area.

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Companies Headquartered in North Carolina

North Carolina’s top notch business climate, low cost of living, proximity to international airports, and highly skilled workforce all cultivate an exceptional atmosphere for corporations to thrive.
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Bank of America

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Brighthouse Financial

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Duke Energy

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Hanes Brands

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Sonic Automotive

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The EDPNC helps businesses large and small succeed in North Carolina. For assistance, fill out the form and a member of our team will be in touch.

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Lena Hobbs-Brown

Lena Hobbs-Brown

Business Development Associate