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Dept of Revenue

The North Carolina Department of Revenue, created in 1921, was one of the first state Department's of Revenue in the nation at its inception. Their primary responsibility is to collecting taxes for the State in an efficient and impartial manner. The Department is led by the Secretary of Revenue, the Deputy Secrtary of Revenue, and five Assistant Secretaties.

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.