Tax Administration

Hoilday hours


Thursday, December 23rd - Closed

Friday, December 24th - Closed

Monday, December 27th- Closed

***New Years Eve***

Friday, December 31st – Closed

The Tax Administration Office is open to the public



Cleaning protocols and social distancing will be enforced in the waiting area, as such the waiting area capacity will be reduced.

We strongly encourage you to utilize the following options for payment: 

  • Use our secure drop box for payments. It is located at the entrance of Gateway Building Tax Office on the right hand side wall. (PLEASE DO NOT PUT CASH IN DROP BOX). 
    • The drop box can also be used for submission of listing forms and other Tax Office related correspondences.
  • Taxes can be paid by mail to Orange County Tax Collector, PO Box 8181, Hillsborough NC 27278
    • If you would like to have a receipt of payment, please indicate this with your payment and one will be mailed to the address on file.
  • Pay by credit cards over the phone at 1-844-435-3981
  • Online with credit or debit cards and E-checks at (
    •  For phone and online transactions, a convenience fee is charged by the credit card vendor.

Please call (919) 245-2100 or email the office at for more information about a payment plans, how to list taxes, discuss values, see if you may be eligible to apply for a property tax relief program or discuss delinquent taxes.


Orange County Tax Administration 

Comprises of three divisions

**Click on the Division to go to the site**

Land Records/GIS

Land Records/GIS Division is responsible for maintaining property information used in public inquiry and legal research. Land Records/GIS uses public documents to create and maintain the official index of property ownership in the County. Land Records/GIS handles the geographic information systems for Orange County.

Tax Assessment

The Tax Assessment Division is responsible for identifying, reporting and assigning a value to taxable property. These values are used to ensure equitable taxation across the County.

Revenue & Collections

Revenue & Collections Division supervises the timely collection and disposition of taxes within the County. Revenue & Collections collects taxes on personal property, real estate, businesses, registered motor vehicles and collects ambulance billing.  In addition, Revenue & Collections issues business licenses for beer/wine and mobile home moving permits.

Delinquent Taxes

Tax Due
Vihicle Gap Bill

DMV Motor Vehicle Receipts

DMV Motor VehicleReceipts

Ambulance Billing


GIS Maps

OC map