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Tax Administration

Notice to Cumberland County Tax Payers

The 2014 tax on real estate and personal property must be paid by Monday, January 5, 2015.
Interest and enforced collection on all delinquent taxes will begin on January 6, 2015, to include immediate levy on your bank account, garnishment of wages, rents, income tax refunds, levy and sale of personal property and/or foreclosure. Collection fees will be added to the tax due.
Mail Payments To:
Cumberland County Tax Collector
PO Box 449
Fayetteville, NC 28302-0449
Cumberland County Courthouse
117 Dick Street, 5th Floor Room 527, Fayetteville
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Per North Carolina General Statutes, payments must be affixed with a postmark by the United States Postal Service on or before January 5, 2015 to avoid interest. All others will be deemed received on the actual date received in our office and interest will be added accordingly.
Pay By Debit/Credit Card or Electronic Check: 
Payments are accepted in the office or online at www.co.cumberland.nc.us/tax/payments/ using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express debit or credit card, with a convenience fee.  Pay by phone by calling (866) 441-6614.  Electronic checks are accepted online only at no cost.

Mastercard ® Accepted VISA ® Accepted Discover ® Card Accepted American Express ® Card Accepted Electronic Check Accepted

Holiday Office Closure:
Our office will be closed Wednesday-Friday, December 24-26, 2014; Thursday, January 1, 2015; and Monday, January 19, 2015.  In addition, staff will not be available to answer phone calls.
Cumberland County Tax Administrator  (910) 678-7507  www.co.cumberland.nc.us
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About Us

Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays, and we are located at 117 Dick Street, 5th Floor, Fayetteville, NC, 28301. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 449, Fayetteville NC, 28302.

The Cumberland County Tax Administration Office consists of the five divisions listed below. You can contact our office for assistance in any of these divisions by calling (910) 678-7507.

The Customer Service Division is the primary point of contact for all matters related to property taxes, including assistance with the annual listing of personal, business personal, and farm/agri-business property, applying for tax relief programs, assistance for Active Duty Military non-residents and their spouses who may qualify for exemption from certain ad valorem taxes, and appeal procedures/forms.

The Collections Division processes all incoming payments, including accepting credit/debit cards at the counter (a processing fee applies), making payment arrangements, and processing enforced collections of delinquent taxes in accordance with the provisions of the law.

The Assessment/Audit Division is responsible for updating and appraising of personal property, business personal property, and farm/agri-business property in accordance with the provisions of the law, as well as conducting audits of personal, business personal, and farm/agri-business property, Homestead/Disabled and Veterans Exclusion Tax Relief Programs, Food & Beverage Tax, Rental Vehicle Gross Receipts Tax, Room Occupancy Tax, and Heavy Equipment Gross Rents Receipts Tax programs. Auditing ensures equity and fairness of taxation by verifying taxpayers are in compliance with all North Carolina Statutory requirements.

The Mapping Division uniformly maps all real property located in the County as prescribed by law. Citizens can purchase maps at the counter and conduct property research on our public computers.

The Real Estate Division appraises and assesses all real property in the County in accordance with the provisions of the law to achieve accurate, equitable and fair assessments.

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County Courthouse
117 Dick Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301