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There are several programs available to property owners that help reduce the overall tax bill. An application is required and certain requirements have to be met in order for the property to qualify. The following programs are available: Elderly or Disabled Exclusion (PDF), Disabled Veterans Exclusion (PDF), Homestead Circuit Breaker (PDF), Builders Exemption and Present Use Value Assessment (PDF). To learn more click the program of interest, or to get an application, go to Tax Forms and select the application of interest.
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Contact the Customer Service office at 1 910-947-2255 or mail a signed written request to the Moore County Tax Department.
Personal property should be listed during the month of January each year.
Personal property items to be listed are: aircraft, boats, boat motors, jet skies, mobile homes, (untagged) motor vehicles and multi-year tag trailers.
Any individual or business owning or possessing personal property that is used as a part of a business, corporation, or other income producing entity in Moore County is required to file a Business Personal Property Listing with the Tax Office.
Business personal property should be listed during the month of January each year. An extension of time may be granted based upon a written request received prior to the end of January.
Business personal property is tangible assets that are used in connection with a business or any other income producing entity. These assets include manufacturing machinery, computers, cell phones, furniture, supplies, leasehold improvements, construction in progress, unlicensed and multi-year tag vehicles.
New business owners should contact the Tax Department to have a form mailed or access the Personal Property link on the website for a printable version.
Ownership is maintained by deeds recorded in the Moore County Register of Deeds, or documents filed in the Moore County Clerk of Court. Deeds and estate files are processed by the Tax Department to update changes in ownership.
Contact the Moore County Tax Department Customer Service Office. Also, the Moore County Register of Deeds office maintains all recorded property transactions and provides online look-up.
A deed has not been recorded at Register of Deeds referencing the Plat Cabinet and Slide of the recorded survey combining or recombining the property.
Calculated acreage is the exact acreage that is computed within the parcel lines (meets and bounds). Taxable acreage should reflect either deeded or calculated acreage. If the deeded acreage of a parcel falls outside of a specified tolerance of calculated acreage or is in the farm deferred (Use Value) program, the parcel will be assessed based on calculated acreage.
By using the GIS online site of the Moore County web page or by visiting the Moore County Tax Department.
The applications are available at the Moore County Tax Department or get a printable application by going to Tax Forms and selecting the application of interest.