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  • Taxpayers Reminded of Deadline, Listings

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    December 14, 2020
    Taxpayers Reminded of Deadline, Listings
    FAYETTEVILLE –The Cumberland County Tax Administration Office reminds citizens that property taxes for real estate and personal property listed in January 2020 will be delinquent if not paid by Jan. 5, 2021. Interest and enforced collections such as bank levy, wage/rent garnishments, and/or foreclosure, will begin on Jan. 6, 2021. Interest and collection fees will be added to the tax amount due.
    Tax bills may be paid online, by mail, phone or in person at the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Cumberland County Courthouse, 117 Dick St. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current protocol, anyone entering the Courthouse is required to wear a mask or face covering and to receive a temperature check. Taxpayers are encouraged to pay their bills online, by mail or phone.
    County Government offices and the Courthouse will be closed Dec. 24-28 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will again be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. Tax Administration reminds citizens of these closings and to plan appropriately. The last week of the year is extremely busy for the office with taxpayers seeking receipts by Dec. 31 for 2020 income tax filing purposes.
    Taxpayers may go to co.cumberland.nc.us/tax/payments to pay online with an electronic check, debit card or major credit card. For payments made by card, there is a separate service fee of 2.65%, or minimum of $2, whichever is greater, which will appear on your statement. There is no fee for electronic checks.
    Taxpayers may also make payments (checks only) using the drop box located outside Room 530 near the customer service entrance of Tax Administration on the 5th floor of Courthouse. If you have questions before paying the bill, please send them by email to taxweb@co.cumberland.nc.us or call 910-678-7507 prior to dropping off your payment in the drop box or paying online. Payments are collected from the drop box three times every business day: in the morning, at midday and at the end of the business day.
    To pay by phone, call 1-866-441-6614.
    The address to pay taxes by mail is Cumberland County Tax Collector, P.O. Box 449, Fayetteville, NC 28302-0449.  Mailed payments must be made with a check or money order payable to Cumberland County Tax Collector.
    The 2021 annual property tax listing period begins Jan. 1 and runs through Jan. 31. Listing forms must be updated, signed and returned and must be postmarked no later than Jan. 31 to avoid the 10 percent late listing fee.                                                                                                      
    Email addresses to contact the tax office:
    For more information, call 910-678-7507 or visit co.cumberland.nc.us/tax. The fax number is 910-678-7582

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    Joe Utley, Tax Admin Administrator
    taxweb@co.cumberland.nc.us, (910) 678-7507