Tax Assessing

“The county assessor shall have general charge of the listing, appraisal, and assessment of all property in the county in accordance with the provisions of law.”

 

The Assessor accomplishes this with the oversight of the following departments:

  • Appraisal
  • GIS Mapping
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Personal Property

 

Appraisal Department - Responsible for:

  • The listing, assessing and discovering of all real property in the County.
  • Accepting applications and performing annual audits of tax exemption and deferment programs.

These tasks are accomplished by North Carolina Certified Appraisers.

 

GIS Mapping Department - Responsible for:

  • Processing deed transfers and updating the County Geographic Information System maps
  • Assists the public or any agency with any questions they may have concerning the mapping of properties in the county.
  • Acts in the capacity of the Watershed Administrator, and signs off on Bond Justifications and Deed Certifications.

This department is staffed by a North Carolina Certified Mapper. 

Click here to continue to the GIS Webpage.

 

Motor Vehicles Department - Responsible for:

  • Assessing and situs of all vehicles that are located in the County.

Personal Property Department - Reponsible for:

  • Listing, assessing and discovery of all personal property in the County.

The Personal Property Department is divided into two divisions:

  • Business Personal
  • Individual Personal Property

This department is staffed by North Carolina Certified Personal Property Appraisers. 

Click here for Business Listing Information.

 

For information about tax relief options, see the link below:

Tax Relief Options

 

For information abuot real property appeals, see the links below:
Real Property Appeal Form

 

Appeal Information

 

For information regarding listing of individual, business or real property, see link below:
Listing Information

 

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Info

Contact Info
Tammy Wylie
County Assessor
828-652-0700

Real Property (ext 1361 or 1363)
assessing@mcdowellgov.com

GIS Mapping (ext 1381)
mapping@mcdowellgov.com

Land Records (ext 1314)
landrecords@mcdowellgov.com

Business Property (ext 1305)
businesslisting@mcdowellgov.com

Personal Property (ext 1322)
personalproperty@mcdowellgov.com

Motor Vehicles (ext 1301)
mcdowell.vts@mcdowellgov.com

Location

County Services Building
60 E. Court Street
Marion, NC 28752