As the #1 state to do business by Forbes for the past three years, North Carolina has the top pro-business climate in the nation.

North Carolina’s targeted, performance-based incentive programs help companies that are locating and doing business in our state by lessening the tax burden and lowering overall costs to the company.


State Incentives

Incentives by County

County Tier System

North Carolina’s 100 counties each are assigned a tier designation. This tier system is incorporated into various state programs to encourage economic activity in the more rural areas of the state.

Our Counties

Map of member counties in the Research Triangle Region.