Tax Collector

Tax Collector

Rita Ellison, (704) 920-5265

Deputy Tax Collectors:

Vicki Burris, (704) 920-5234
Lisa Blackmon, (704) 920-5235
Shannon Sturdivant, (704) 920-5232

Business License Officer

Greg Walters, (980) 521-7684 

For New Business Information, please call (704) 920-5216.

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Frequently asked questions:

Q. What is the current tax rate?

A. $0.48 / $100 valuation.

Q. I'm looking at purchasing a house for $150,000, what would my annual city property tax levy be on this amount?

A. The city's property tax rate is $0.48 per $100 valuation. On a $150,000 house, the annual levy would be $720.00.

Q. When are tax bills due?

A. September 1, however, bills are not delinquent until after January 5 of the following year.

Q. What is the penalty for delinquent payment?

A. 2% in January and 3/4% the first of each month thereafter. Please note that delinquent accounts are turned over to a collection agency and may affect your credit report. Click here to learn more.

Q. Do you have an after-hour depository & drive-thru for payments?

A. Currently, we have a depository & drive thru for utility payments only.

Q. Do I need my bill to make a payment?

A. It is recommended that you bring your bill when making payments in person, but a tax associate will assist you if circumstances prevent you from having your bill.

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