Tax Collections

Real Estate taxes are the responsibility of the owner as of  January 1. 

Click here for information on Motor Vehicle taxes .


Real Estate taxes are due by September 1 and are delinquent after January 5 of the following year.  A 2% discount is offered during the month of August. Discounts not taken are forfeited.


Interest Charges


Real Estate taxes that are past due are assessed  2% interest  for the first month and an additional 3/4 % interest for each month thereafter.


Past due real estate taxes are subject to enforcement measures including, but not limited to, levy of personal property, garnishment of wages and/or bank accounts, foreclosure, and withholding of NC state tax refunds.


Motor Vehicle taxes that are past due are assessed 5% interest for the first month and  3/4% interest for each month thereafter.  Once a Motor Vehicle tax bill  becomes four (4) months past due,  the county tax collector will issue a block on the registration.


If a vehicle receives a block, the registration cannot be renewed again until the taxes plus interest have been paid. Registration can only be renewed on a blocked vehicle after a paid tax receipt has been presented to DMV.


The County collects all taxes due for the Town of Danbury, the Town of Walnut Cove, and the City of King.

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