The City Tax Collector is appointed by the City Council per NC General Statue and serves for one year. In addition to appinting a Tax Collector, the City Council must also adopt an order directing the Tax Collector to collect City taxes. The Tax Collector and the IRMS department generate the City tax billing. In addition to collecting taxes, this area is responsible for discoveries, advertisements listings and other reports associated with taxes. Tax scrolls are maintained in this area.
City Property Tax Rate
The City of Morganton levies the following rate of tax on each one hundred dollars ($100.00) valuation of taxable property in the city limits. The City Council approves the tax rate when it approves the City budget.