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.
Privilege License Calculators