NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19
(EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020)
In the interest of the safety of our visitors and staff, the Greene County Tax Office will begin "social distancing" measures in order to limit the interaction between the public and County staff. These measures will begin on Tuesday, March 17th and continue until further notice. Our doors will be locked, however, payments will still be accepted via the following methods:
1. Payment drop box located in the vestibule of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard entrance. Please enclose your payment (checks or money orders only - no cash) in an envelope and label to which department your payment should be directed. Envelopes are provided for your convenience.
2. By mail. Greene County Tax, P.O. Box 482, Snow Hill, NC 28580
3. Online. From this page, click on the tax inquiry and payments tab. (A convenience fee is applicable for debit/credit and electronic check payments.)
4. By phone at toll free number 877-690-3729 (a convenience fee is applicable for debit/credit and electonic check payments). You will need your tax account number and Greene County's jurisdiction code, which is 4339.
Staff will be available by phone Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm for any questions you may have. Our number is 252-747-3615.
These measures will begin on Tuesday, March 17th and continue until further notice. As we work to limit potential exposure to COVID-19, we appreciate your patience and understanding.
RECEIPTS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE TAXES
Vehicle property tax receipts are now available on the MyDMV portal. Access by clicking on the following link: https://edmv.ncdot.gov/MyDMV/
Once logged in, click on Correspondence on the right middle area of the window. Under Correspondence, select the year desired for vehicle property taxes and all vehicles paid for in that year will display with the total taxes paid for each vehicle in that calendar year. Businesses will not be able to access tax information through the MyDMV portal.
The Tax Assessor's primary responsibility is to appraise, list and assess all taxable real and personal property each year and furnish tax base figures to the County, Municipalities and Fire Departments for budget purposes.
Each year in late December, abstract listings are sent to all taxpayers that had a listing for the prior year. All personal property subject to annual listing must be listed during the month of January in order to avoid a 10% late listing penalty as mandated by State law.
To create a fair, open, and efficient administration; to locate, identify, list, and appraise all property subject to taxation; and to collect those taxes to benefit the Citizens of Greene County.
Greene County's last octennial County Revaluation was completed January 1, 2013, in accordance with N.C.G.S. 105-286. North Carolina General Statute 105-283 requires that all property be valued at its "true value" in money. "True Value" shall be interpreted as meaning "Market Value", as of the date of the last reappraisal.
Revaluation Schedule of Values Handbook
Real and Personal Property taxes are due annually on September 1 and become delinquent on the following January 6.