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2018 Tax Listing Period Ends January 31, 2018
By NC General Statute, personal property and certain real property is to be listed for property tax purposes by January 31 of each year.

Business Personal Property
Each business is responsible for annually completing and submitting a business personal property listing form to the Tax Office. The listing period is January 1st through January 31st. Late listing penalties are charged for any listing that is not submitted by the January 31st deadline each year.

How to Submit Your Business Listing Form (must be submitted by January 31*) 
Your listing form must be submitted during the month of January to avoid a 10% late list penalty. However, statutorily an extension can be granted until April 15** if the request is made in writing and is postmarked or submitted by January 31.* If you have any questions concerning business personal property, please contact us.
  • Electronic: Upload scanned business listing form to Tax Office
  • In person: Orange County Tax Office, 228 South Churton Street, Suite 200, Hillsborough
  • Mail: Orange County Tax Office, Attn: Business Listing, PO Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278-8181 
  • Fax: 919-644-3091, Attn: Business Listing
How to Request a Listing Extension (must be submitted by January 31*) 
To receive an extension, you may submit a written request by mail, fax, or in person (see above). The extension must be received in our office by January 31*. You may also submit a request for a listing extension electronically here Once your extension request is granted, you will have until April 15** to submit your listing form.
*NOTE: For the current year, 2018, the deadline to list or request a listing extension is January 31, 2018.
**NOTE: For the current year, 2018, the deadline to list if an extension is granted is April 16, 2018.