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 division advertises listings and prepares 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.
City property tax: $.53
Special Downtown Tax District: $.14