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30258
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Many circumstances and conditions have enabled North Carolina's long history to contribute to its current status as the leading industrial state in the southeast. With a plethora and variety of raw materials and a strong European heritage in manufacturing and production, North Carolina is leading the region in textiles, lumber, furniture, and tobacco.
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30259
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To produce the money for operating the state services, North Carolina business and industry have experienced more than two decades of stabilized revenue laws. The laws, which were written in 1933, have seen changes only of some of the schedules applicable to business enterprises. The latest revisions arrived a basis for taxing foreign corporations.
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30260
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North Carolina's local government officials have held down tax rates on tangible property for the past twenty years. Real estate, inventories, and personal property valuations have increased to $5.2 billion in 1952. Additionally, property tax rates have been kept lower in North Carolina because the state assumed financial obligation for two of the most costly public services: public schools and roads.
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30262
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New industry coming to North Carolina can look forward to low employment tax rates as a result of changes in the rate structure made by the 1953 General Assembly. The reduction in cost rage has been accomplished for the last three years and allowed the fund to increase.
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30261
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For North Carolina, income tax is the largest source of revenue for the General Fund. The tax is graduated with a maximum of seven percent on incomes above $10,000, while the corporate tax is six percent on net income. There have been changes recently to this allocation formula, which now determines the franchise and income taxes paid by foreign corporations.
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30276
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In most places throughout the United States, the traditional pattern of school finance puts the major obligation for operation on the local district or community. But in North Carolina, most schools are operated without any local school tax, as there is a unique plan of state support for every child in the state. Counties and cities are permitted to supplement this state-provided minimum.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 11 Issue 6, November 1953, p29, 31, 114, 116, por
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30282
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North Carolina has ample facilities for higher education. There are sixty higher education institutions, many publicly funded or supported by other endowments. The institutions range from junior colleges, theological seminaries, technical schools, law schools, medical schools, and four year training schools.
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30289
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North Carolina is considered the most diversified industrial state in the south. The state has experienced little issues with unemployment for several years, but estimates stay there are still over 156,000 people available as part of a recruitable supply for new industry.
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30296
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No other state in the south affords residents and visitors as much variety in recreational facilities like North Carolina. Thousands of miles of good roads allow vacationers to reach affordable opportunities within hours of any start. These opportunities include 15 state parks, fishing and hunting, athletic events, outdoor dramas, organized recreation programs, and commercial recreation.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 11 Issue 6, November 1953, p44, 46, 48, 50, 126, por, map
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30297
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Despite still being largely rural and not the most populous state in the United States, North Carolina is home to three medical schools and a leading public health department. Additionally, hospital facilities are available in both urban and rural areas to serve large and small population communities, and special facilities for mental health, senor care, and communicable diseases.
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30298
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An important factor for the growing strength of North Carolina's industry is the cooperation of the banking institutions throughout the state. With over two billion dollars in resources, the 186 state banks and 46 national banks are a position to provide high standard resources.
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30295
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North Carolina prospers as an industrial state thanks to the people and the environment. Leaders in enterprise and hard work call the state home, while the climate makes the state viable for the production of raw materials that lead to varied industry use.
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30300
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The North Carolina is a state of small farms, cities, and towns, but the trucking industry in the state prevents the economic isolation of these small entities. With over 450 certified franchise carriers and another 8500 exempt certified carriers, millions of dollars are invested into the trucking industry through equipment, terminals, and warehouses.
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30299
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Since the turn of the century, North Carolina's state government has been balancing the principals of conservatism and progress. The conservative background of the state's people has not prevented the progressive improvement of public services such as education and health care.
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30303
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Despite growing industrial demands alongside domestic use, North Carolina has never experienced a widespread power shortage. Electric companies such as Duke and Nantahala cooperate with industry to meet the goals and needs of business and manufacturing without taking away from domestic power use.
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