Tax Collections

Real Estate taxes are billed to the owner as of  January 1. 

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.

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