NC Transparency was created by the John Locke Foundation in an effort to encourage transparency among North Carolina’s governmental entities. It connects citizens to important information available online from state agencies, counties, school systems, and municipalities, and also points out important information that is not available. Learn more about NC Transparency.

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Office of State Auditor

The Office of State Auditor is responsible for independently evaluating the State of North Carolina's financial records and providing guidance to the State Legislature on operation of all aspects of government. It serves as a watchdog by issuing financial reports made available to legislators and private citizens.

Hidden property tax information

August 18, 2010

What the Association of County Commissioners doesn't want you to know about your property taxes

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Featured Entity

Wake County Schools

Based on our research and scoring model, Wake County Schools is the most transparent school system in the state.

The Wake County Public School System is a public school district located in Wake County, North Carolina. With 137,706 students enrolled in 159 schools as of the 2008/09 academic year, it is the largest public school district in North Carolina and the 18th largest district in the United States. The student population is projected to grow by 20,242 students by the 2010-2011 school year.