by Julie Tisdale
City & County Policy Analyst
Just a quick reminder that North Carolina can, in fact, attract international firms without offering tax breaks, or incentive payments, or job creation grants, or any other corporate welfare. Simplilearn, an Indian company, has recently announced that they’ll be opening an office in the Triangle. Significantly, they cite the proximity to universities, rather than any sort of corporate welfare, as the most important factor in choosing North Carolina.