Approximately 34,000 Mecklenburg County property owners who have not paid their 2020 real and personal property tax bills will have their names and the principal amount they owe published, as required by state law, in The Charlotte Observer, on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Bills paid after Feb. 28, 2021 may be included in the advertisement. Visit MeckNC.gov/taxes and click on Property Tax System to determine the current amount due for any delinquent real estate or personal tax bill.
The purpose of the advertisement is to notify taxpayers of their 2020 tax obligation. Delinquent taxpayers are subject to having their North Carolina income tax refund and/or lottery winnings seized to pay off their County property taxes.
The Tax Collector is also empowered to garnish funds, levy (seize and sell) personal property, and foreclose on real property to satisfy unpaid taxes. Properties identified as eligible for foreclosure can be found here. These actions may be taken after the delinquent date and are not contingent in the advertisement of delinquent taxes.
Here's how to pay your tax bill:
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