The Tax Assessor's primary responsibility is to appraise, list and assess all taxable real and personal property each year and furnish tax base figures to the County, Municipalities and Fire Departments for budget purposes.
Each year in late December, abstract listings are sent to all taxpayers that had a listing for the prior year. All personal property subject to annual listing must be listed during the month of January in order to avoid a 10% late listing penalty as mandated by State law.
To create a fair, open, and efficient administration; to locate, identify, list, and appraise all property subject to taxation; and to collect those taxes to benefit the Citizens of Greene County.
Greene County's last octennial County Revaluation was completed January 1, 2005, in accordance with N.C.G.S. 105-286. North Carolina General Statute 105-283 requires that all property be valued at its "true value" in money. "True Value" shall be interpreted as meaning "Market Value", as of the date of the last reappraisal.
The new revaluation has an effective date effective date of January 1, 2013 and new notices of value were sent out in November 2012. The county contracted with Rasberry Shackelford & Associates to perform this revaluation. The company has established a revaluation website with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), contact information, and progress information.
Revaluation Informal Appeals
After revaluation notices went out in November, if you disagree with the assessment, your first recourse is to file an Informal Appeal, providing sustantiating documentation of your reason for appeal. Apeals must be recevied within 30 days of the revaluation notice.
Revaluation Schedule of Values Handbook
Real and Personal Property taxes are due annually on September 1 and become delinquent on the following January 6.
Staggered Registration Due on the lst day of the 4th month following the date the registration expires or the new registration is applied for. Annual Motor Vehicles are due May 1. All motor vehicle bills become delinquent 30 days past the due date.