Orange County North Carolina

Disclaimer: Orange County Tax Office provides property tax information as a public service. This information is date sensitive. Any data obtained from this site should not be construed as an official receipt or as legal proof of property ownership.

Vehicle Property Taxes paid to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) are not available on this website. To obtain a vehicle property tax statement from NCDMV, call 919-814-1779 or email NCDMV.

By North Carolina statute, real and personal property taxes are due annually on September 1st of the tax year and are current if paid by January 5th of the following year. Solid Waste Programs and Stormwater Fees do not constitute a lien on the real property. To pay by mail, search for and print your bill, then mail it with your check or money order to: Orange County Tax Office, PO Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278-8181. Contact Orange County Tax to verify current payment status.

Beginning with 2016 taxes, Orange County is billing and collecting Mebane City Taxes for properties located within Orange County. For prior year taxes, contact the City of Mebane at 919-563-5901. Mebane offers a 0.5% discount for Mebane City Taxes paid by August 31st each year and is the only jurisdiction offering a discount in Orange County. Partial payments submitted by August 31st are applied proportionately between the Mebane City and Orange County taxes. Only the portion applied to Mebane City taxes is eligible for the discount.

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IF YOU SEE A BALANCE DUE BUT NO PAY ONLINE BUTTON: You may make payment using the bill information from this site and a credit card over the phone at 1-844-435-3981. For further questions about payment methods or to contact our office, please visit our main website.


  • OLD BILL NUMBER: Bills received prior to September 30, 2010 have bill numbers in the OLD BILL NUMBER format. These bill numbers are 5-10 digits long and begin with the year of the bill. Enter the entire bill number like this: 2009102456

  • BILL NUMBER: Bills received after September 30, 2010 have bill numbers in the new BILL NUMBER format. These bill numbers are in this format: 0000123456-2010-2010-0000. Enter the first section of the bill number.

Cross Reference Tool for TMBL and Tract - This tool is provided to assist the public in finding Parcel Identification Numbers (PIN) based on TMBLs or Tracts.