Can I make prepayments towards future taxes?

Anyone can make payments towards future taxes that will become due. In order to post the payments correctly we must know that they are for future taxes and all current taxes must be paid in full. Payment arrangements are allowed and encouraged to be set up as soon as the tax notice is received (in July or August).

For the past few years payment arrangement forms have been sent with the tax notices to assist property owners with this option. Beginning the payment plan immediately upon receipt of the tax notice saves the property owner money by eliminating/reducing any interest or penalties that will accrue on the balance owing. If a property owners waits until after the taxes become delinquent to make a payment arrangement they must come to the Tax Office and sign an agreement.

No verbal payment arrangements are made. The property owner is required to make a down payment on the taxes owing at the time the arrangement is made.

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1. How can I pay my taxes?
2. Can I make prepayments towards future taxes?
3. What happens if the taxes become delinquent?
4. What can I do if I feel the tax bill is incorrect?
5. Does the Carteret County Tax Office bill and collect for the Town of Morehead City?
6. Does the Morehead City Tax Office bill and collect for motor vehicles?
7. What time period do the tax bills cover?
8. Are tax bills required to be mailed? If so, when?
9. When are the tax bills due?
10. Does the Town offer a discount for early payment?
11. When do the taxes become delinquent?