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The Tax Department is responsible for listing, appraising and assessing all real estate, personal property and registered motor vehicles within Harnett County. We are also charged with the duty of collecting all current and delinquent taxes on real and personal properties.

We are required by law, G.S. 105-287, to reappraise real property at least once every eight years. On the recommendation of the NC Department of Revenue, the Harnett County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to move to a four year appraisal cycle. Our next reappraisal is scheduled for January 1, 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the listing, appraising or billing of real estate, personal property or motor vehicles please call 910-893-7520.

 

Important Announcements
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COVID-19 Updates

Effective March 19, 2020, Harnett County officials closed public access to Harnett County Government Office Buildings due to COVID-19. Tax Department staff will continue to offer services and provide support to citizens by phone (910-893-7520) and email. 

The Tax Department has set up several options to assist citizens with payments at this time. 

  1. A drop box is located outside the office. Citizens may drop payments in this box, and staff will check this box periodically throughout the workday. Once processed a receipt will be mailed.
  2. Citizens may make a payment online or by telephone using the Payment Processing System. This payment shows up immediately. There is a fee for this payment. $3.95 for debit cards and 2.65% for credit
    cards. This site is accessible through the county's website at www.harnett.org. Click "I want to" Pay Taxes and follow the instructions. You may access this also by the phone calling 1-866-580-9996 to make a payment.
  3. You may mail via USPS your payment by check, money order or cashier's check to:
    • 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Ste. 101, Lillington, NC 27546

Please visit Harnett County’s COVID-19 webpage for the latest information from the NC DHHS and the CDC


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2022 Property Reappraisal

We are currently in a contract with Vincent Valuations Reappraisal Company to complete a full measure and list of all real property in our County. This team began work in August 2019. They will be visiting all properties in the county to verify that the tax information shown for your property is accurate. Members of the reappraisal team will be measuring the structures on all properties as well as taking photographs.

How to recognize our Team: Members of the Reappraisal Team will be in a vehicle with magnetic signs bearing the Harnett County Logo. They will be wearing neon vests with the County Logo and will carry Harnett County issued identification badges with their photo.

How long will this project take: Since Harnett County has over 67,000 parcels and growing, we expect this project to take one to two years to complete.

Every improved property will be visited during this time period.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our office at 910-814-6920. This phone line has been specifically set up to answer calls concerning the reappraisal project.

2022 Tax Reappraisal FAQs


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Notice of Meetings of the Harnett County Board of Equalization & Review

Pursuant of N.C.G.S. 105-322, the Harnett County Board of Equalization and Review will meet, to hear, upon request, any and all taxpayers who own or control taxable property assessed for taxation in Harnett County, with respect to the valuation of such property, or the property of others, and to fulfill other duties and responsibilities as required by law.

The Board will convene for its first meeting on Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 9:00 am to 10:00am.

The Board will adjourn for the purpose of accepting requests for hearing at its last meeting on

Thursday, April 30th, 2020 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Requests for hearing must be received no later than the final adjournment, which is scheduled for

Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at 10:00 am.

Meetings will begin promptly at 9:00am in the Conference Room of the Tax Department located behind the Harnett County Courthouse. In the event of an earlier or later adjournment, notice to that effect will be published in the local newspaper and/or this website.

All requests for hearing should be made to:

Harnett County Board of Equalization and Review

Harnett County Tax Department

305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. Ste 101, Lillington, NC 27546

Telephone: 910-893-7520


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Public Notice for 2020 Harnett County Property Listing

OUR OFFICE BEGINS ACCEPTING LISTING FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY, BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY, AND IMPROVEMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY BEGINNING JANUARY 2, 2020 THRU JANUARY 31, 2020.

PERSONAL PROPERTY TO LIST INCLUDES: Boats, boat motors, airplanes, (including ultra-lights), golf carts, four-wheelers, three-wheelers, jet-skis, unlicensed motor vehicles, single-wide mobile homes, double-wide mobile homes (double-wide mobile homes are listed as real property if it is located on the homeowners' land and is permanently attached).

BUSINESS PROPERTY TO LIST INCLUDES: Equipment, farm equipment (including poultry and hog house equipment), furniture and fixtures, computers, leasehold improvements, IRP tagged vehicles, and supplies that are used in connection with a business or used for the production of income.

THE DEADLINE TO LIST THESE ITEMS IS JANUARY 31st.

For more information on listing your property, please click here. 


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Public Notice for 2019 Harnett County Property Tax Bills

PUBLIC NOTICE

 2019 HARNETT COUNTY PROPERTY TAX BILLS WERE MAILED AUGUST 2, 2019. THESE BILLS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 1ST.

INTEREST WILL BEGIN ACCRUING ON JANUARY 7, 2020.

OUR OFFICE CONTINUES ENFORCED COLLECTIONS ON ANY DELINQUENT BALANCE THAT IS STILL OUTSTANDING, THIS INCLUDES WAGE GARNISHMENTS, BANK ACCOUNT ATTACHMENTS, FORECLOSURE ON REAL PROPERTY AND/OR SHERIFF LEVIES ON PERSONAL PROPERTY.

 

MAIL PAYMENTS TO:

HARNETT COUNTY TAX DEPARTMENT, 305 W. CORNELIUS HARNETT BLVD., STE. 101, LILLINGTON, NC 27546.

PAYMENTS MAY ALSO BE MADE WITH A DEBIT OR CREDIT CARD VIA THE 'PAY TAX BILL ONLINE' TAB ON OUR WEBPAGE.

(NOTE: THERE IS A PROCESSING FEE CHARGED BY OUR VENDOR FOR THIS METHOD)


 
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