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Address

Mailing Address:

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

Office Location:


Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza
700 E. Stonewall Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Tax Collections
704-336-7600

Forms-Charts-Lists

The Office of the Tax Collector uses a number of forms to administer tax collection processes 

The ones listed below are available on our website

If you have questions about these forms, please e-mail us at taxmeck@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov
or call 704-336-7600


View or Print the City of Charlotte Auto Fee Reduction Application for the Elderly

This form can be used by qualifying taxpayers to receive a $15.00 refund of the $30.00 Charlotte Auto Fee In order to qualify, a taxpayer must must be 65 years of age or older in the month in which the automobile registration expires and have a disposable income that does not exceed twenty eight thousand one hundred dollars ($29,000) Disposable income includes all monies received from Social Security, retirement income, dividends, etc. for the prior year The form must be filed within 30 days from the tax bill due date Contact the Tax Customer Service Center at 704-336-7600 ​or via e-mail at taxmeck@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions


Homestead Exclusion Appli​cation ​(E​lderly and Disabled)

North Carolina excludes from real property taxes the greater of twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000) or fifty percent (50%) of the appraised value of a permanent residence owned and occupied by a qualifying owner. A qualifying owner is an owner who meets all of the following requirements as of January 1st preceding the taxable year for which the benefit is claimed and:

        • Is at least 65 years of age or totally and permanently disabled.
        • Income for the preceding calendar year, no more than twenty eight thousand one hundred dollars ($29,000).
        • Is a North Carolina resident.


The Application for Homestead Exclusion for the (Elderly and Disabled) must be completed in full and returned to the Tax Office with substantiating documentation by June 1st 

For further information, please contact the Individual Personal Property Division at ​704-336-6394.


Offices to Contact with Starting a New Business

​This list is a resource guide to help those who are starting a new business. It is important that business owners comply with all governmental regulations for opening and operating a business Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions.

View or Print the Privilege License Application

A Privilege License application must be completed by anyone doing business in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County unless exe​mpted by North Carolina or Federal law This license must be renewed annually Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions.


View or Print the Privilege License Classification Codes

This is a classification code list of Privilege License categories. Businesses in these categories are required to purchase an annual license. Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov should you have any questions.


View or Print the Privilege License Application Instructions - Gross Receipts Tax Instructions

Figuring out how to fill out your Gross Receipts Tax amount due for your Privilege License application can be a d​aunting task Take a look at these instructions and it's a piece of cake Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov if you should have any questions.


View or Print the Prepared Food and Beverage Tax Return

The Prepared Food & Beverage Tax Return is remitted monthly by retailers who make food or beverages available for immediate human consumption Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions.


​View or Print the Room Occupancy Tax Return

The Room Occupancy Tax Return is remitted monthly by those who rent rooms, lodging, or provides accommodation furnished by a hotel, motel, inn, tourist camp, or similar place in Mecklenburg County. Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions .


View or Print the Vehicle Rental Tax Return

The Vehicle Rental Tax Return is remitted monthly by those engaged in leasing or renting vehicles to the public on a short-term basis Please contact the Business Tax Collections unit by telephone at 704-336-7600 or via e-mail at taxbusiness@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov with any questions.

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Address

Mailing Address:

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

Office Location:


Robert L. "Bob" Walton Plaza
700 E. Stonewall Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Tax Collections
704-336-7600