2020 Listing Forms have been mailed to property owners. Who should return the form?
- Personal property must be listed every year. Personal property includes mobile homes, boats, unregistered vehicles among other items.
- If you own real property, you must list any improvements to the property that have occurred since January 1, 2019.
- Improvements include but are not limited to new construction, such building a new home, an addition to your home, or a garage.
- Also you must notify us if you removed an item, such as a house demolished by fire.
- If you must submit the listing form, complete and sign the form and return it to our office by January 31, 2020. It can be mailed or scanned and emailed or submitted in person.
- If you do not own personal property and have made no changes to your real property since January 1, 2019, you are not required to submit the listing form.
- For other questions concerning Listing Forms, please call us at (919) 245-2100 option #2.
The Tax Office has three divisions
**Click on the Division to go to the site**
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.
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 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.