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    North Carolina Gets It Done

    Mark Perry of AEI has created a chart that illustrates the migration patterns in this country — states we’re leaving and states we’re moving to. Check out the bolded top-line item. Note North Carolina’s location in the top chart, as an in-bound state — more of our moves…
    Donna Martinez, March 28, 2018
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    Where are people moving?

    Last week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released long-awaited migration data shedding light on migration patterns for counties and states. New data for 2011 and 2012 includes total incomes for those who moved, helping to approximate wealth gained or lost and its potential impact on local budgets.  A Governing article…
    Sarah Curry, August 13, 2015
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    People are moving to North Carolina

    United Van Lines  published their 37th Annual Migration Study last week.  The study “tracks the states the company’s customers move to and from during the course of the year.”  The top inbound states were Oregon South Carolina North Carolina District of Columbia South Dakota Nevada Texas Colorado According to…
    Terry Stoops, January 7, 2014
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    More evidence for tax flight

    Last week I affirmed the existence of tax flight, the negative impact that tax burdens have on migration flows. A few collectivist policy institutes, both in North Carolina and at the national level, want to deny this relationship, but the evidence just keeps coming in. http://youtu.be/agbFIVqU94o
    Fergus Hodgson, August 15, 2011