North Carolina Tax Laws
Taxes are collected at the federal, state, and local levels in several ways -- including income tax, sales tax, and special taxes on things like alcohol and tobacco. North Carolina uses tax revenue to pay for state highways and infrastructure projects; public schools; the court system; regulatory agencies; and other matters that impact the lives of people living in the Tar Heel State. Taxes allow the state to provide essential services and maintain order. Click on a link below to learn more about North Carolina tax laws, including taxes related to cigarettes and gambling.