For those affected by the power outages on Hatteras Island, please contact Tax Collector Becky Huff at 252.475.5954 to discuss payment options that may be available. 

Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes

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Paying Your Tax Bill

  • Pay By Mail

    Make checks payable and mail to:
    DARE COUNTY TAX COLLECTION
    PO Box 538310
    Atlanta, GA 30353-8310
    For income tax and other records, please retain the upper portion of the bill and/or your cancelled check. Due to the cost of postage, receipts will be mailed only if you send a self-addressed stamped envelope. Please retain your cancelled check as proof of payment. 
  • Pay By Phone

    You can pay your Dare County Tax Bill with a credit card by calling toll-free 1.888.272.9829. The jurisdiction code for Dare County is 3955. To use the automated system you will need the 9 digit Parcel Number and the Customer Number from your Tax Bill. If you do not have your bill you can search for your parcel number. Once you have your parcel number, you can find your customer number from the online tax bill. A convenience fee equal to 2.75% of the payment amount will be applied to your transaction with a minimum fee of $1.00.
  • Online

    You can pay your Dare County Tax Bill with a credit card online. You will need to search for your bill by the parcel id number, the owner's name or by the property address. A convenience fee equal to 2.75% of the payment amount will be applied to your transaction with a minimum fee of $1.00.
  • Pay In Person

    You can pay your Dare County Tax Bill in person at the Dare County Tax Office Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Room 166), located in the Justice Center at 962 Marshall C Collins Dr, Manteo NC. Payments by debit cards, checks and cash are accepted with no convenience fees. Payments by Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express will be charged a credit card surcharge of 2% of the payment amount.
  • For your convenience a drop box for payments that are being paid with check is located at 962 Marshall Collins Drive, Manteo NC - by the flag pole in front of the Dare County Justice Center.
  • Tax payments can also be paid at Dare County Water Department Locations:
    • NRO Water Plant: 600 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    • RWS Mac Midgett Water Plant: 23697 NC Hwy 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
    • Cape Hatteras Water Treatment Plant: 50225 Water Association Rd., Frisco, NC 27936 *closed 12p-1p for lunch

The Dare County Tax Collections Department accepts payments Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Dare County calendar on the home page will advise you of scheduled holiday closures.

Need help or more information regarding your tax bill?

Contact the Dare County Tax Collections Office

Phone: 252.475.5952