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Tuscarora
Tuscarora
Nevada
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Tuscarora is an unincorporated community in Elko County, Nevada. It is home to two small schools provided by the Elko County School District. Tuscarora is part of the Elko Micropolitan Statistical Area. Tuscarora was founded in Elko County after an expedition by trader William Heath to find gold. It was named for a warship from the Civil War. As miners flocked to the town, a fort was built to offer protection from Indian raids and a water ditch was created to supply the town with water. Many Chinese men who had been employed by the Central Pacific Railroad (CPR) relocated to the town and began placer mining. A boom began following the discovery of silver ore.

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How did Nevada earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Nevada has a state sales tax of 6.85%. Of particular interest is that Nevada does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Nevada has an effective property tax rate of 0.77%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Nevada earned its state tax grade of A.

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