Revenue & Collections Division

Revenue & Collections

The Revenue and Collections Division supervises the timely collection and disposition of taxes within the County. We are responsible for the collection of taxes on personal property, real estate, businesses, ambulance billing and other emergency management fees. We also issue Beverage licenses and Mobile Home Moving Permits and are tasked with administering and collecting the Orange County Transient Occupancy Tax.

(Disclaimer: The Orange County Tax Office provides property tax information as a public service to the citizens of Orange County, North Carolina, and for the aid of real estate, appraisal and legal professionals. This information is date sensitive. Any data obtained from this site should not be construed as an official receipt or as legal proof of property ownership.) tax payment option

Mail checks for payment to:
Orange County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 8181
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Regular business hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays.

Chapel Hill Revenue Office

405 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard,
Chapel Hill, NC. 27514

Please use the drop box located at the Town Hall for non-cash tax payments.

For in-person service, please visit us at Orange County Tax Office, 228 South Churton Street in Hillsborough.

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Gateway Center
View Taxes Online
Chapel HIll Town Hall

All unpaid 2021 property tax bills are now delinquent

Interest accrues at 2% for the first month; and 3/4% added the first day of each month after that until paid in full. If you are unable to pay your tax bill, please contact our office to discuss your options and avoid possible enforced collections.

View Tax Bill Details Public Web Access

For your convenience, payments can be made several ways

  • Online by Card or E-Check go to payit
  • DROP BOX located outside our office door at the Gateway Center, 228 South Churton Street, Hillsborough
  • By mail to Orange County Tax Office, PO Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278
  • Phone payments by Card (919-583-6137); a convenience fee is charged by a third party
  • In person at the Gateway Center, 118 South Churton Street, Hillsborough
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