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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 temporary location at University Square, 143-B West Franlkin Street, Chapel Hill.
  • See links below for holiday schedules:

 County Holidays           Chapel Hill Holidays






Orange County Community Giving Fund

Make a secure donation
in a number of areas
of care by visiting the
Community Giving Fund page.

A new license plate office recently opened in Chapel Hill at 1704-B East Franklin Street.
Open 9AM to 5PM 
Monday through Friday


You may qualify for property tax assistance.  Click below to visit our Property Tax Assistance Evaluator.
Tax Relief Evaluator

2014 Board of Equalization and Review will convene on April 23, 2014 to hear taxpayer appeals for 2014 and adjourn on May 22, 2014. Visit the Appeals page for more information.