The advantages of New Hampshire relative to other states due to the structure and nature of state government.
New Hampshire's unique Executive Council provides an additional check on the power of the Governor. Support of the independently elected, five-member council is required for state contracts over $5,000, high-level agency appointments, and pardons.
New Hampshire has one of the smallest state bureaucracies.
New Hampshire legislators are only paid a salary of $100 per year, helping ensure the existence of a citizen legislature committed to public service, unlike every other state.
New Hampshire has no capital gains tax.
New Hampshire is the only state that does not mandate automobile insurance (though 89% of NH drivers have it).
New Hampshire is one of only three states that places no helmet restrictions on motorcyclists.
New Hampshire is the only state that does not have a mandatory seat belt law for adults.
New Hampshire offers some of the least restrictive gun laws in the nation: no license is required to open carry and a concealed carry license is available on a shall-issue basis.