What Do Property Taxes Pay For?
Property taxes pay for services such as: law enforcement, fire department and animal control. You also use services paid for by property taxes when you send your children to public schools, check out a book from the library, carry your trash to the convenience site and even when you eat at an inspected restaurant. Your taxes also pay for services to help protect children and senior citizens from abuse or neglect, help move people from welfare to work and much more.

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1. What Do Property Taxes Pay For?
2. What Property is Taxed?
3. How Much Will I Pay in Taxes?
4. What are the Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Deadlines?
5. What about my Motor Vehicle Taxes?
6. Whom do I contact regarding my vehicle title or license plates?
7. What if I no longer own the vehicle, but have received an NC COMBINED VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWAL AND PROPERTY TAX NOTICE?
8. What if I transferred my license plate to another vehicle?
9. What if I receive a motor vehicle bill and I have moved to another state?
10. What if I am in the Military?
11. When should Vehicles be Listed?
12. What will happen if I don't pay the Motor Vehicle registration and tax by the due date?
13. How do I pay Taxes? (Refer to #5 for Motor Vehicles)
14. Who is Required to list property?
15. What is Tangible Personal Property?
16. When should Property be Listed?
17. How can Listing Forms be obtained?
18. Are Businesses required to list?
19. How do I request a Listing Extension?
20. What is Real Estate?
21. Should Real Estate be Listed Annually?
22. How is Real Estate Valued?
23. How do I appeal my Real Estate Value?
24. What Evidence do I need to present for Appeal?
25. Are Tax Records Private or Public Information?
26. Where is the Tax Office located?