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New state laws bring tax breaks, other changes in 2019

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The final phase of the 2013 tax overhaul takes effect in tax year 2019. The state’s personal income tax rate will drop from 5.499 percent to 5.25 percent, while the corporate tax rate sees a bigger decline, from 3 percent to 2.5 percent, the lowest rate in the country among states that impose a corporate income tax.


More than 8,500 jobs announced in 2018

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The Carolina Core experienced major jobs announcements and increasing momentum in 2018 with more than 8,500 jobs announced, according to a press release from the Piedmont Triad Partnership.



The #CarolinaCore is home to the best hospital in NC!

Moses Cone Hospital was ranked T1 by @BusinessNC based on patient-satisfaction surveys, infections, readmissions & mortality rates for common procedures. @ConeHealth

@greensborocity @gsochamber

Alamance Community College's $26.1 million Biotechnology Center of Excellence is open!

The professors and faculty at the new #biotech building are preparing and training the next generation of #healthcare workers right here in the #CarolinaCore!

NC has the third best state climate for #aerospace #manufacturing in 2022!

@PwCUS attributes this to improved cost structure & infrastructure quality which have led #aerospace manufacturers like @hondajet & @boomaero to select the #CarolinaCore as home.


We're working in conjunction with @CarolinaCore_FC to give away one free hat this week!

Winner will be announced on this weekend's show.

Details on how to enter below 👇

#NCSoccer #CarolinaCore

'We're super excited about it': Wolfspeed CEO ready to welcome President Joe Biden @NCCarolinaCore #CarolinaCore

In 2022, NC was ranked the top state for business by @CNBC with building, electricity & living costs below the national average.

NC is also the third fastest-growing state with new members of the workforce arriving every day in the #CarolinaCore!

The Greensboro-High Point area has been ranked 8th in the top-10 of @SiteSelection's mid-tier metros with 27 #econdev projects planned.

The #CarolinaCore's @VinFastUS & @Wolfspeed projects were also ranked in the top-10 of individual project categories.

BREAKING: @SiemensMobility will invest $220 million to build an eastern U.S. rail car manufacturing facility in @CityofLexington. The project will create 500+ new jobs and will be supported by a $32.8 million incentive package.

The #CarolinaCore is moving full steam ahead! 🚂


Burlington's city council approved $2.2M in subsidies for a new aviation center that @Labcorp plans to develop at @FlyBurlingtonNC.

LabCorp will construct the 54K sq. ft. facility on 7 acres of land. #econdev #CarolinaCore


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