10 Best States for Business 2012: Slideshow

No 3: North Carolina

No. 3

North Carolina is the 3rd Best State for Business 2012

Taxation and Regulations
Workforce Quality
Living Environment

Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net

Development Trend Indicator—Negative
Stalled recently on issues including tort reform, school funding and taxes.
CEO Comments
“North Carolina appears to have a good balance between taxes/regulation and work environment/resources.”

“Texas and North Carolina are easy to work with but NC taxes are beginning to cause us to look elsewhere.”

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