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Address

Mailing Address:

Property Tax Collections
Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC 28231-1457

Business Tax Collections
Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 32728
Charlotte, NC 28232-2728

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Property Tax Collections
704-336-7600
Send an Email

Business Tax Collections
704-432-4200

Key Initiatives

Privilege Tax on Attic, Garage, and Yard Sales


A license is required inside the City Limits of Charlotte when having a garage sale or attic sale (commonly known as yard sale).

  1. The non- refundable tax for this license is five dollars ($5.00) per day.  
  2. Sales can be no longer than two (2) consecutive days.
  3. The license is valid only for the day(s) issued and are not transferable (no rain dates). 
  4. Only four (4) sales are allowed at any given address during the fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). 
  5. Licenses must be kept on site at the sale locations and available for inspection at all times during these sales.


Information required to receive a Garage and Attic Sale Privilege License:

  1. The name and telephone number of the person having the sale.
  2. The physical address of the sale.
  3. The date the sale is scheduled to take place.

 

Where to purchase a Garage and Attic Sale Privilege License:

On Line      

There is​ a service fee of 2.35% or minimum of $1.95 for credit card and debit card payments. There is no service fee for an eCheck payment.


In Person

Mecklenburg County Tax Collector's Office
Valerie C. Woodard Center                                                                                                                                                                            3205 Freedom Drive                                                                                                                                                                                                 Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28208 

Monday through Friday                                                                                                                                                                                         8 am to 5 pm
Cash, money order, or credit/debit cards accepted 


Information required to receive a neighborhood Garage and Attic Sale Privilege License:


  1. A list of the names and physical addresses of all of the participants in street number order.
  2. The date the sale is scheduled to take place. 
  3. The list must include the name and telephone number of the person who will be paying for the licenses.


        

Should you have questions or require additional information,
   
- please call our Business Tax Collections Unit at 704-432-4200

  


 

Address

Mailing Address:

Property Tax Collections
Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC 28231-1457

Business Tax Collections
Office of the Tax Collector
P.O. Box 32728
Charlotte, NC 28232-2728

Office Location:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Property Tax Collections
704-336-7600
Send an Email

Business Tax Collections
704-432-4200

Key Initiatives