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31173
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North Carolina's state government has long been a pillar of sound fiscal policies and wise management of public debt. Thanks to the gentle but effect control of the North Carolina Local Government Commission, local debt is also under control. The Commission is operated under the general administration as a division of the Treasurer Department and consists of nine members, including the State Treasurer.
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31175
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State tax collections in both the Fifth Federal Reserve District and the nation, more than doubled in the ten years between 1952 and 1962. For North Carolina, sales taxes and gross receipts made up the majority of state tax collection, followed by individual income tax, licenses, corporation income, and property taxes.
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31174
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North Carolina ranks twenty-third in the US in per capita tax burden when looking at per capita state only. When combining the state and local tax burden, North Carolina only ranked forty-fifth in all. It is estimated that with the extension of the sales tax to food and other formerly exempt items in 1963, North Carolina's ranking will increase.
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31177
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There is green, bushy gold in the North Carolina mountains, estimated to be a $60 million business nationally and $15 million for the state. As of yet, North Carolina has not tapped the potential market in Christmas trees, but there are over 300 growers in the state, representing a 100% increase in the past four years. Thousands of Fraser firs, white pines, red cedars, and other species are being planted this spring to reap the returns come winter.
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31176
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Although not always attractive to look at, trees, shrubs, and other plants are essential for life on Earth. It is estimated that one acre of plants can deplete 18600 tons of carbon dioxide from the air, and provide relief from extreme weather. Many medical authorities are now calling for the widespread planting of trees and shrubs.
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