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Property Taxes

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Local property taxes are based on the value of real property and certain types of personal property. It is the responsibility of the Tax Office to ensure that property values are assessed uniformly and equitably among all property owners throughout the County.
Taxable Property

Tax Calendar
January 1 - January 31: Annual Required Listing Period
January 1 - March 31: Informal Property Assessment Appeals
April 1 - June: Formal Property Assessment Appeals heard by the Board of Equalization and Review and N.C. State Property Tax Commission
June: Board of County Commissioners adopt tax rate.
July - August: Property owners receive annual Tax Bill.
September 1: Tax Bills are due.
January 5 : Last day to pay Tax Bills without interest.

Annual Required Listing Period
January is the annual listing period. The property owner is responsible for completing and submitting a listing form to the Tax Office by January 31st. The listing form should include any physical changes that could affect the owner's real property value, and any personal property owned as of January 1st. Listing forms submitted after January 31st are charged a late list fee of 10%.

Payment Deadlines
Real and personal property tax payments are due September 1st, and payable through January 5th of the following year without interest. On January 6th, interest is added and delinquent collection remedies are started.

Registered motor vehicle taxes are due at the time of vehicle registration renewal and are paid to the North Carolina DMV office along with the registration renewal fees.

MAILING Address Correction or Change
To change or correct the MAILING address that we are using to mail your tax bills and related correspondence, please print, complete, and sign this Address Correction or Change Form. You may mail it to the address on the form, email it to or submit it in person at 228 South Churton Street, Suite 200, Hillsborough.