Tax Relief

Some property owners may qualify for property tax relief programs. Learn more about eligibility requirements for the following programs: Elderly or Disabled Homestead Exclusion, Disabled Veteran Homestead Exclusion, Homestead Circuit Breaker, and Present Use Classification - Agricultural, Horticultural, and Forestland.

For further information on additional qualifications, please contact our office at 910-253-2811 anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm or email the Tax Office.

This program excludes the greater of the first $25,000 or 50% of the appraised value of the permanent residence of a qualifying owner.

A qualifying owner must either be at least 65 years of age or be totally and permanently disabled. The owner cannot have an income amount for the previous year that exceeds the income eligibility limit for the current year. You can find the current income limit on the Application for Tax Relief located on our Forms and Documents page. See G.S. 105-277.1 for the full text of the statute.