Tax Incentives http://wunc.org en NC Solar Center Can Now Certify Systems For Tax Breaks http://wunc.org/post/nc-solar-center-can-now-certify-systems-tax-breaks <p></p><p>The North Carolina Solar Center has become the fifth lab in the country approved to test solar hot water panels to the market standard.</p><p></p><p>The federal government requires home solar water heating systems to have Solar Rating and Certification Corporation—or SRCC—certification in order to be eligible for a 30-percent tax credit.</p><p></p><p>The Center has also been recently accredited to test efficiency and calibrate panels according to international standards.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:15:11 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 28053 at http://wunc.org NC Solar Center Can Now Certify Systems For Tax Breaks How To Scare Away Iron Man? Get Rid Of His Tax Breaks http://wunc.org/post/how-scare-away-iron-man-get-rid-his-tax-breaks <p>Iron Man 3. Homeland. Sleepy Hollow.</p><p>Those are just a few of the productions that took (or are taking) place in North Carolina. And when you ask an industry expert why producers choose a specific city or state to film in, the answer has very little to do with climate, or airport access, or number of available caterers.</p><p>"The only places they look to do business are places that have a [tax] incentive," said Johnny Griffin, director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission. "That's the number one qualifying factor."</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:22:19 +0000 Eric Mennel 27656 at http://wunc.org How To Scare Away Iron Man? Get Rid Of His Tax Breaks