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Real Estate Tax
Due Date:
  • Taxes are due and payable September 1st.
  • 2014 taxes are payable without interest through January 5, 2015.
  • An interest charge of 2% is assessed on 2014 delinquent property tax bills on January 6, 2015.
  • An interest charge of three-fourths of one percent (3/4%) is assessed on February 1st, and each month thereafter until the taxes are paid in full.
  • Delinquent notices are mailed in February.
  • Delinquent taxpayers are advertised in the Charlotte Observer in March or April.
Pay Online 
Please be sure to enter the entire 24-digit tax bill number.  There is a service fee of 2.35% or minimum of $1.95 for credit card and debit card payments.  There is no fee for an eCheck payment.  

Pay by Phone: 1-800-994-1026
Please be sure to enter the entire 24-digit tax bill number.  There is a service fee of 2.35% or minimum of $1.95 for credit card and debit card payments. There is no fee for an eCheck payment. 

Payment Locations:
(cash, check, or money order only) 
Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza
700 E. Stonewall-1st Floor
Charlotte, NC   28202
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday
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West Service Area Center
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
4150 Wilkinson Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28208
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday - Friday
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Mailing Address:
(check or money order only, the 24 digit tax bill number is required)
WITHOUT Tax Bill Coupon Stub:
Mecklenburg County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 31457
Charlotte, NC   28231-1457
WITH Tax Bill Coupon Stub:
Mecklenburg County Tax Collector
P.O. Box 71063
Charlotte, NC   28272 - 1063

Online Banking:
Personal banking online bill pay.  The 24 digit tax bill number is required.  If the entire tax bill number (24 digits) is not entered in the online bill pay account number field, the payment will be rejected and sent back to the taxpayer's bank.  Interest will apply if payment is received on or after the interest begins date.

**Check payments must have drawer's name, drawer's address, check number, financial institution's name, and MICR numbers preprinted on the check.  In addition, the check should have the current date, numbers printed, the amount paid spelled out, and a signature.  The Mecklenburg County Tax Collector does not accept starter, counter, altered, or photocopied checks.

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

Should you have any questions, please refer to our FAQ page, or contact us: at CharMeck 311 by dialing 311 from within Mecklenburg County or 704-336-7600 from outside of Mecklenburg County or via e-mail

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