The Tax Office is responsible for listing, appraising and assessing all real and personal property located in Burke County. This office is also responsible to collect taxes for Burke County, Town of Glen Alpine and the Town of Rhodhiss.
Our offices are located at 110 North Green Street, Morganton NC in the Burke County Services Building. Tax office hours are 8:00am until 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
2012 Tax Lien Advertisement
The 2012 Tax Lien Advertisement was published in The Morganton News Herald on March 10, 2013. Click HERE to view.
New Tag and Tax System
North Carolina’s new Tag and Tax System becomes effective September 1, 2013. Click HERE for details.
Tax Relief Programs
North Carolina offers programs providing tax relief for low-income elderly or disabled citizens, as well as disabled veterans. Click HERE for more information and to determine if you qualify.
2013 Revaluation Notices were mailed February 28th. Taxpayers have until May 30, 2013 to appeal to the Board of Equalization and Review.
Surplus Real Property
Burke County Commissioners recently adopted a procedure to sell Surplus Real Property. To view the purchase procedure and a list of properties click HERE.