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Collection & Payment

Collection & Payment

What are my options for paying taxes?

  • By mail: Mail your check using the return envelope in your tax bill or mail to P.O. Box 38, Monroe, NC 28111
  • By drop box: Located on Crowell St. behind the Historic Post Office
  • By phone: 1-888-977-8411
  • Online: Click here to pay online 
  • In person: Pay at the Tax Collector’s office on the first floor of the Union County Government Center Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

What taxes do we collect?

Union County’s strives to list, appraise, assess and collect all real and personal property for ad valorem tax purposes in compliance with NC General Statutes and accomplish these activities while providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers. These include:

  • Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Bills
  • Delinquent Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
  • Gross Receipts Taxes
  • Current and Delinquent Water and Sewer Bills
  • Landfill Fees
  • Utility Payments

In addition to the county tax bills we also collect property tax bills for the following municipalities: Fairview, Hemby Bridge, Marshville, Mineral Springs, Stallings, Wesley Chapel, and Wingate.

When are taxes due?

Property Taxes – For everything except motor vehicles, taxes are due September 1st and must be paid by January 5th to avoid interest charges. If mailed, payments must be postmarked by the US Postal Service on or before January 5th to avoid interest charges. If January 5th falls on the weekend taxes are due the following Monday. Interest charges are 2% if paid January 6th through 31st and an additional ¾% each month thereafter.


Motor Vehicles - Property taxes on registered motor vehicles are now paid at the time of registration or renewal of your existing license plate.

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Information related to all paid and unpaid real estate and personal property tax bills for the current tax year, as well as the previous nine (9) years, is available on this site. If you need official statements as to taxes paid or unpaid please contact our office at Copies of tax bills for 2015 and forward are available in our online tax payment search.


Property taxes on registered motor vehicles are now paid to the NCDMV when you register your vehicle. Information related to those taxes and how much you paid can be found on your registration renewal notice or on the receipt attached to your registration card. If you do not have this documentation please follow the link below to access your DMV payment history. No account setup is required, however, you will need to have your driver's license available to access your account. Verify Motor Vehicle Taxes Paid


The data presented on the Union County tax collection website is extracted from public records. In the extraction of this data, we have attempted to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. However, inadvertent errors can occur, and information placed on this website is not intended to replace any official source. This information is presented "as is" and without warranties, either expressed or implied. Furthermore, taxes not yet billed but which may become due (e.g. deferral bills or discovery) may not be reflected on this website, and the content of this website is subject to change daily. Users are advised that their use of any County On-Line Application is at their own risk. Union County assumes no responsibility for any decision made or any actions taken by the user based upon information obtained from this website. The user agrees that Union County shall be held harmless from all actions, claims, damages or judgments arising out of the use of County data obtained from this website. Certain data on this website are maintained by third parties over whom Union County has no control. As such, Union County makes no representation as to the accuracy, appropriateness or any other aspect of the information contained in the data. Payments made on this website will be reflected on the website within 24-48 hours. Information found on this website does not constitute certification of taxes that are paid or taxes that are due.

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Contact information

Union County Tax Administration - Revenue Division
500 N. Main St., Ste 119
PO Box 38
Monroe, NC 28111-0038

Phone: 704-283-3848

  • Mitzie Baucom - Revenue Director
  • Kristen Foxworth - Revenue Division Supervisor
  • Jennifer Dawkins - Revenue Division Supervisor

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About the Revenue Division

The duty of the Revenue Division is to administer the laws of the State of North Carolina governing the collection of property taxes in a fair and equitable manner. Our goal is to carry out our responsibilities in the most efficient and effective way possible in accordance with Chapter 105 of the North Carolina General Statutes. This division is responsible for the collection of all ad valorem related taxes and fees in addition to all county utility charges, landfill fees, and miscellaneous utility fees. Additionally, this division is responsible for the assessment and valuation of all registered motor vehicles owned by residents of Union County.