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Tax Office

The Tax Office is made up of three divisions: Land Records/GIS, Tax Assessment, and Revenue & Collections.

Land Records/GIS  
Responsible for maintaining property information used in public inquiry and legal research. Uses public documents to create and maintain the official index of property ownership in the County.

Tax Assessment 

Responsible for identifying, reporting and assigning a value to taxable property. These values are used to ensure equitable taxation across the County.

Revenue & Collections
Supervises the timely collection and disposition of taxes within the County. In addition, collects ambulance billing, issues business licenses for beer/wine and massage, and issues mobile home moving permits.

  • Tax payments may be made at 228 South Churton Street, Suite 200 in Hillsborough. Payments may also be made in Chapel Hill Revenue Office at their newly renovated office at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill.
  • See links below for holiday schedules:

 County Holidays           Chapel Hill Holidays


Orange Real Estate Data 

This link allows you to to verify property tax characteristics for the 2017 revaluation. The link takes you to the “About” tab. Click on “Search” tab to search for properties. Several links are displayed in search results; see instructions for those links at top of the results page. 




2017 Revaluation Postcard
Online 2017 Revaluation Postcard 

 If an orange postcard has been left at your property after a visit by the Orange County Tax Office, you may fill it out electronically by clicking the link above.

You may qualify for property tax assistance. Click below to inquire:
Tax Relief Evaluator

2014 Board of Equalization and Review convenes to hear taxpayer appeals for 2014 on April 23rd & adjourns on May 22nd. Visit Appeals for more information.

Orange County Community Giving Fund
Make a secure donation by visiting the Community Giving Fund page.