Collection of Unpaid Taxes

NOTICE: Effective July 1, 2013, City Taxes will be collected by the

Craven County Tax Office located at 226 Pollock Street.


Tax bills are mailed in August, and taxes are due on September 1st of each year.  A delinquent notice is mailed the second week in January for any accounts not yet paid.  After January 5th, interest accrues on any unpaid taxes.  The interest rates charged are 2% during the month of January and an additional 0.75% each month thereafter.  The Craven County Tax Department utilizes the remedies available to collect any taxes which have not been paid by January 31st.

City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
  Finance Dept. Main # (252) 639-2711
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