Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are the tax office hours?
Q: When are property taxes due?
Q: What if I didn't receive a tax bill?
There are three common reasons for not receiving a bill:
Q: What if I sold the property and still receive a tax bill?
Q: What if I receive a tax bill, but my mortgage company is supposed to pay the taxes?
Q: Can I make payment arrangements?
Q: What action is taken if I don't pay my taxes before they become delinquent?
Q: How do I obtain receipts for taxes I have paid?
Q: What does the real estate assessed value represent?
Q: When was your last revaluation and when can we expect another?
Q: I do not agree with the value you have on my real property (house and land). When and how do I appeal this value? A: If you feel the assessed value of your property is incorrect, you may file an appeal with the Johnston County Board of Equalization and Review. All appeals must be postmarked prior to the adjournment of the Board. Adjournment dates are typically in late April and are advertised prior to the first meeting each year. You may obtain an appeal form by clicking on the Tax Forms tab.
Q: What is Personal Property?
Q: When do I need to list personal property?
Q: If I still own the same personal property as I listed last year, do I still need to list?
Q: When will I receive the bill for my personal property?
Q: How and when may I appeal the value of my personal property?
Q: What is the Present Use Value Assessment program?
Q: How do I apply for the Present Use Valuation program?
Q: Is there any reason why I would not want to be included in the Present Use Valuation program if I qualify?
Q: When should I expect a tax bill for my vehicle?
Q: Can I wait to pay my car taxes when I pay my real estate taxes?
Q: I no longer own this vehicle, do I still owe the taxes?
Q: What information is needed to prorate taxes on a motor vehicle that has been sold?
Q: Can I appeal the value of my vehicle?