Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at   Click here for the latest information on COVID-19. 

Sold or Transferred Ownership

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If you have sold or otherwise transferred any of the real property associated with your tax notice, please forward a copy to the new owner. Unpaid taxes are advertised in the name of the owner on the date the tax becomes delinquent. It is the practice of attorneys to make proration adjustments for the payment of taxes on the closing statement; however, payments are not normally paid to the tax office. It is not uncommon for the seller's prorated amount to be distributed to the buyer at closing. If you have any questions as to any proration agreement, please refer to your closing statement or contact your closing attorney.