Taxes in North Carolina

Top Individual Income Tax Rate

5.499%

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita

$1045

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State and Local Tax Burden

9.8%

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Tax Freedom Day

April 16

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Top Corporate Income Tax Rate

3%

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State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking

11

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State Sales Tax Rate

4.75%

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Average Local Sales Tax Rate

2.15%

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Combined State and Average Local Sales Tax Rate

6.90%

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State and Local General Sales Tax Collections per Capita

$822

State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)

34.55¢

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State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)

$0.45

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Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value

0.82%

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State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita

$951


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