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The Tax Office is made up of three divisions:
Land Records/GIS
Tax Assessment
Revenue & Collections

Land Records/GIS  
Responsible for maintaining property information used in public inquiry and legal research. Uses public documents to create and maintain the official index of property ownership in the County.

Tax Assessment 
Responsible for identifying, reporting and assigning a value to taxable property. These values are used to ensure equitable taxation across the County.

Revenue & Collections 
Supervises the timely collection and disposition of taxes within the County. In addition, collects ambulance billing, issues business licenses for beer/wine and massage, and issues mobile home moving permits.

  • Tax payments may be made at 228 South Churton Street, Suite 200 in Hillsborough.
  • Payments may also be made in Chapel Hill Revenue Office at their newly renovated office at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill.
  • See links below for holiday schedules:
    County Holidays           Chapel Hill Holidays
Orange Real Estate Data 

This link allows you to to verify property tax characteristics for the 2017 revaluation. The link takes you to the “About” tab. Click on “Search” tab to search for properties. Several links are displayed in search results; see instructions for those links at top of the results page.

You may qualify for property tax assistance. Click below to inquire:TaxReliefEvaluator green small

View the NOTICE OF ADVERTISEMENT OF 2017 TAX LIENS ON REAL PROPERTY here. This list is current as of March 21, 2018.

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