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Motor Vehicles  

Vehicles which are currently licensed with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles are not required to be listed for property taxes. The tax on these vehicles will be billed by the county approximately three months after the current registration is renewed or application is made for a new registration. The value of the motor vehicle will be determined annually as of January 1 preceding the due date.

Important Legislative Changes

House Bill 1779
Interest on Vehicle Tax

Effective January 1, 2006 interest of 5% will be added to any unpaid balance on the “Date Interest Begins”, an additional ¾ percent interest will be added to any unpaid balance at the beginning of each subsequent month.

Form Description
Vehicle Appraisal Form This appraisal must be from a
licensed vehicle dealer. One must be submitted for each vehicle being appealed..
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