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How and Where to Pay

Avoid waiting in line to pay your taxes. For your convenience, we offer several payment options.
Pay Now  By Telephone By Mail Online Banking In Person
Please have your tax bill and payment information available, click and follow the instructions as prompted.

Please note:   For delinquent vehicle taxes in which a block has been placed on the registration, please allow 48 hours for any payment made on line or over the phone to be received in our office and the block to be removed. 

Pay Now . . . online

Property Taxes 

Real Estate Tax 

Registered Motor Vehicle Tax

Personal Property Tax (individual and business)

Business Taxes

Business Tax and License Payments

Garage and Attic Sale License 


We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. Debit cards that can be used without a personal identification number are also accepted.

A service fee of 2.35% or minimum of $1.95 will be charged by a third party provider for credit card or debit card payments. Mecklenburg County does not receive any portion of the service fee associated with this service.

No service fee is charged for eCheck transactions. 

Checks must have drawer's name , drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.

Checks must have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  Mecklenburg County does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks

Pay by Telephone . . .

Property Taxes

1-800-994-1026


Business Taxes

At this time, we do not accept business tax payments by telephone.


Real estate, personal property, and registered motor vehicle tax bills can be paid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by credit card or debit card.

We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. Debit cards that can be used without a personal identification number are also accepted.

A service fee of 2.35% or minimum of $1.95 will be charged by a third party provider for credit card or debit card payments
. Mecklenburg County does not receive any portion of the service fee associated with this service.

No service fee is charged for eCheck transactions.  

Checks must have drawer's name , drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.

Checks must have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  Mecklenburg County does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks. 

Pay By Mail . . .

Property Taxes

WITH Tax Bill Coupon Stub:

Mecklenburg County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 71063
Charlotte, NC 28272 -1063
Write bill number on check or money order
DO NOT MAIL CASH

WITHOUT Tax Bill Coupon Stub:

Mecklenburg County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC 28231-1457
Write bill number on check or money order
DO NOT MAIL CASH


Business Taxes

City-County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 32728
Charlotte, NC 28232-2728

(please include tax return or application with payment and write account number on check/money order and correspondence)

Checks must have drawer's name, drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.

Checks must have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  Mecklenburg County does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks

Online Banking . . .

Property Taxes

Payments are sent electronically from your financial institution. 

It may take up to four business days after the date you authorized your financial institution to make the payment before it is posted to your account. 

Please Note: The 24-digit bill number must be entered in the account number box to ensure proper posting to your bill. 

Your payment will be rejected and returned to the financial institution if the bill number is missing or incorrect. 


Business Taxes
 

Unlike property taxes, payments are sent as a paper check by a mail service rather than through an electronic format.

It may take up to six business days after the date you authorized your financial institution to make the payment before it is posted to your account. 

Bill numbers from previous payments must be deleted and replaced with a current bill number with each payment.

Checks must have drawer's name , drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.

Checks must have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  Mecklenburg County does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks

 

Pay In Person . . .

Property Taxes

Robert L. (Bob) Walton Plaza
700 East Stonewall Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cash, Money Order, or Check.


Business Taxes

Hal Marshall Center
700 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cash, Money Order, Check, Credit Card, or Debit Card that can be used without a personal identification number are also accepted


At this time, we do not accept credit card or debit card payments in person at Robert L. (Bob) Walton Plaza. At our Robert L. (Bob) Walton Plaza location, an ATM is available in the payment lobby.

We accept Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit card and debit card payments in person at Hal Marshall Center. Debit cards that can be used without a personal identification number are also accepted at Hal Marshall Center.

Checks must have drawer's name , drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.

Checks must have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  Mecklenburg County does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks. 

Garage and Attic Sale Licenses
may be purchased at the Robert L. (Bob) Walton Plaza (cash only) or Hal Marshall Center.



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