Taxes & Incentives


Harrisburg is ripe for growth with one of the lowest tax rates in the county. Developers and residents will have more buying power when they are choosing property in the Town limits.

MunicipalityTax Rate
Cabarrus County, North Carolina0.7400
Charlotte, North Carolina (Rate includes Mecklenburg County tax)0.9650
Concord, North Carolina0.4800
Harrisburg, North Carolina0.4350
Kannapolis, North Carolina0.6300
Locust, North Carolina0.3600
Midland, North Carolina0.2000
Mt. Pleasant, North Carolina0.5050

Local Incentives

Harrisburg and Cabarrus County have the ability to offer incentives to companies that create well-paying new jobs and make a substantial capital investment in the community. The incentives are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and when appropriate are based on a percentage of new taxable investment.

View the Harrisburg Economic Development Incentive Grant Policy (PDF).

Visit the Cabarrus County Economic Grant Program.

Tax Increment Grant Policy

Another financing tool to help encourage economic development projects is the Tax Increment Grant Policy (PDF). This program allows developers to fund public infrastructure projects that will benefit from new private development in a defined area.

Customized Training Program

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers a Customized Training Program that supports the economic development efforts of the state by providing education and training opportunities for eligible businesses and industries.

State Incentives

The State of North Carolina provides several financial options for qualified companies relocating or expanding in the area. They also offer other business resources and cost-savings programs.