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North Platte
North Platte
Nebraska
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North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. It is located in the southwestern part of the state, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. The population was 24,733 at the 2010 census. North Platte is a railroad town; Union Pacific Railroad's large Bailey Yard is located within the city. Today, North Platte is served only by freight trains, but during World War II the city was famous for the North Platte Canteen. Tens of thousands of volunteers from North Platte and surrounding towns met the troop trains passing through North Platte, offering coffee, sandwiches and hospitality. North Platte is the principal city of the North Platte Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Lincoln, Logan, and McPherson counties.

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How did Nebraska earn the grade of D+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Nebraska has a state sales tax of 5.50%. Of particular interest is that Nebraska does have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Nebraska has an effective property tax rate of 1.83%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Nebraska earned its state tax grade of D+.

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