Collection of Unpaid Taxes

Please note: City Taxes are collected by the Craven County Tax Office located at 226 Pollock Street.  You can contact them at (252)636-6604.

For information on City property tax payments and liens prior to July 1, 2013 contact the City of New Bern Accounting Division at (252) 639-2722.   

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.

Contact Us:

Accounting Division: (252)639-2722
Accounting Manager: Lori Mullican
  City of New Bern
  P.O. Box 1129
  New Bern, NC 28563-1129