Taxes Information

Ad Valorem Tax

The City of Concord has one of the lowest tax rates of any city its size in North Carolina. Local property taxes on real and personal property are paid annually through the Cabarrus County Tax Administration Office.

FY 2018-2019 City of Concord rate: $.48/$100 valuation
FY 2018-2019 Cabarrus County rate: $.72/$100 valuation

City of Concord

Tax Information

Cabarrus County Tax Administration

P.O. Box 707
Concord, NC 28026-0707
Web site

North Carolina State Taxes

Income Tax

North Carolina income taxes (and estimated taxes) are paid similarly to Federal income taxes.

Employee Tax

Employers must withhold state income taxes for employees.

Employer Tax

An employer's portion of the North Carolina unemployment tax (state unemployment tax, or SUTA) must be paid on a regular basis. To determine the amount and schedule for these taxes, please contact the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina (ESC). The ESC also maintains a helpful home page on the World Wide Web.

ESC Central Office Address:
700 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605

Phone: 919-733-4329
Fax: 919-733-9420

ESC Local Office Address:
2275 Kannapolis Hwy 29A
Concord , NC 28027

Phone: 704-786-3183
Fax: 704-786-3471
Web site:

Other forms, requirements, and your firm's state tax identification number can be obtained through the N.C. Department of Revenue:

Main Office
North Carolina Department of Revenue
501 North Wilmington Street
P.O. Box 25000 (27640-0640)
Raleigh, NC 27604

General Information: 919-733-3991
Tax ID Numbers: 919-733-4626
Forms & Publications: 919-715-0397

Web site:

Local Office
N.C. Department of Revenue
500 West Trade St
Suite 446
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: 1-877-252-3052

Sales Tax

Retail businesses must collect state and local sales taxes, currently totaling 7.0%. For information on how and where to remit these taxes, contact the local office of the N.C. Department of Revenue. To distinguish wholesale distributors from retail sellers, this office also issues wholesale licenses.  Or visit the State's web site.

N.C. Department of Revenue
500 West Trade St
Suite 446
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: 1-877-252-3052

Web site:

Other State Taxes

Certain types of businesses may need to pay or collect additional taxes. These include: amusement tax; cigarette excise tax; soft drink excise tax; franchise tax; and fuel tax. For more information, call the general taxpayer information number at the North Carolina Department of Revenue in Raleigh.

Phone: 919-733-3991 or 1-877-252-3052

Web site:

Federal Taxes

The Internal Revenue Service phone numbers and web site are listed below.

320 Federal Place
Greensboro, NC 27401

336-378-2193 General Information
800-829-3676 Forms & Publications Distribution Center
800-829-1040 Questions/Tax Topics Hotline

Web site: