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Mailing Address:

Hal Marshall Services Center 700 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

Hal Marshall Services Center 700 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Contact

Business Tax Collections
704-336-7600

Privilege Tax on Garage and Attic Sales


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

The non- refundable tax for this license is five dollars ($5.00) per day.  Sales can be no longer than two (2) consecutive days.


The license is valid only for the day(s) issued and are not transferable (no rain dates). 

Only four (4) sales are allowed at any given address during the fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

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

Business Tax Collections Office
700 N. Tryon Street - Hal Marshall Services Center, 1st Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202 
Service hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 
Cash, money order, or credit cards

or

Mecklenburg County Tax Collector's Office
700 E. Stonewall Street - Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza, 1st Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202 
Service hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Cash or money order only 

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 any questions or require additional information, please contact CharMeck 311 by dialing 311 from within Mecklenburg County 
or 704-336-7600 from outside of Mecklenburg County or email us at  taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov .  

  


 

Address

Mailing Address:

Hal Marshall Services Center 700 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

Hal Marshall Services Center 700 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Contact

Business Tax Collections
704-336-7600