Harnett County,
North Carolina

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The mission of the Harnett County Tax Department is to provide fair and equitable appraisal, assessment, billing, and collection of taxes on real, business, and personal property in Harnett County.  The Tax Department is committed to excellent customer service and to fair and timely tax administration as guided by the North Carolina General Statutes.

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Department Divisions

The Harnett County Tax Department consists of three divisions. The overall Department is reflective of the North Carolina General Statutes that govern property taxation in North Carolina.





Listing:  The responsibility of the Listing Division is to list all personal property located within Harnett County and process exemption/exclusion applications in a fair and equitable manner.

Collections:  The responsibility of the Collection Division is to collect all current and delinquent taxes as well as solid waste fees and all fees associated with forced collections. Our staff does this with the goal that each taxpayer is treated in a fair and equitable manner.

Appraisal:  The responsibility of the Appraisal Division is to value all real property in the county at a fair market value based on the latest Schedule of Values. Real property includes the land and improvements such as homes, carports, garages, additions, storage buildings, sheds, poultry and swine houses, swimming pools, etc. 

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2021 Property Listing

We are now accepting personal property listings and extension requests.

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 your property is Monday, February 1, 2021. 

Please click on the button below to complete your 2021 Property Listing Form online or extension request. 


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Information on Tax Bill Payments

Starting September 2, Harnett County Tax Department, located at 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Suite 101, Lillington, will open their office for public access from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday for in-person taxpayer payments only. Taxpayers using this option will be required to check-in with a deputy, wear face coverings, maintain social distancing rules, and follow safety restrictions. 

This access is set aside for payments only; to minimize health, safety, and security risks payments are encouraged by the following methods: 

All other Tax Department services are available to residents by telephone or online at www.harnett.org/tax.    

For additional information on Tax Department services, contact the Harnett County Tax Department by telephone at 910-893-7520 or email at webtax@harnett.org.

Most Harnett County Government office buildings and facilities remain closed for public access to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  For the latest information on COVID-19 in Harnett County, visit www.harnett.org.

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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.

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