New Hanover County is closely monitoring Hurricane Joaquin and a significant rainfall event with the potential to cause life threatening flooding. Use the link provided for the latest on these events.
The Tax Department is responsible for obtaining, developing, analyzing, and maintaining records necessary for the appraisal, assessment, billing, collection, and listing of taxes associated with real and personal property within the jurisdiction of the County and municipalities according to the state of North Carolina General Statutes. The Tax Department is required to provide information and research as well as maintain records for the North Carolina Department of Revenue. It also provides statistical information for General Assembly analysts. The department also serves as the staff liaison to the Board of Equalization and Review.