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All North Carolina Corporations and LLCs Must File:
Personal Income Tax
The North Carolina Individual income tax rate is 5.75%.
The NC corporate income tax rate is 5%.
The franchise tax rate is $1.50 per $1,000 and is applied to the largest of the three bases determined by North Carolina Law. The taxable franchise tax base is the largest of the corporation’s capital stock, surplus and undivided profits, 55% of appraised ad valorem tax value of all tangible property in NC, or actual investment in tangible property in North Carolina. The minimum North Carolina franchise tax is $35.
North Carolina does not require a general state business license. You should always make sure your business has the appropriate local licenses and occupational licenses.