Revenue Department / Tax Administrator


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Revenue General Property  Value Questions     assessor@rutherfordcountync.gov (828)-287-6000
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Rutherford County Tax Rates PDF

2024 Real Property Appeal Form

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2023 Delinquent Tax Bills as of 2/1/2024
Tag & Tax COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

2024 Business Personal Property Listing
Please use the 2024 Business Personal Property Listing Form below to report Business Personal Property for the Tax Year of 2024. The filing period begins on the first working day of January and ends on January 31st per NCGS § 105-307. 

ALL EXTENSIONS AND BUSINESS LISTINGS MUST BE MAILED TO 125 W 3RD STREET. RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139. ALL EXTENSIONS MUST BE SENT IN DUPLICATE WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE.

2024 Business Personal Property Listing Form
2024 NCDOR Cost Index and Depreciation Schedules

2024 Personal Property Listing
Please use the 2024 Personal Property Listing Form below to report Personal Property for the Tax Year of 2024. The filing period begins on the first working day of January and ends on January 31st per NCGS § 105-307. 

Personal Property Listing Form

For more information: contact the County Revenue Office at assessor@rutherfordcountync.gov or 828-287-6355.
 

Tax Administrator/Revenue Director
Richard Lawson

Mission and Principles
The mission of the Rutherford County Revenue Department is to fairly and effectively administer the tax laws governing our county and to instill the highest degree of public confidence in our integrity and reliability by providing prompt, accurate and courteous service while promoting compliance with state and local tax laws.

Customer Service Comes First
Conduct business in a courteous, dependable and professional manner.  Extend cooperation and assistance to fellow public servants. Strive to earn respect for ourselves and elevate the public perception of all county employees.

Educate Taxpayers on Their Responsibilities
To educate the taxpayers on their responsibilities and rights under the North Carolina General Statutes. Provide an equal and meaningful opportunity for taxpayers to be heard.

Make Wise and Prudent Use of All Our Resources
Improve service through effective use of technology and our resources.

Encourage personal and professional growth
Recognize the achievements of employees.

Implement Leadership Styles that Encourage Teamwork
Foster a work atmosphere that builds on team strengths while encouraging individual initiative.

Communicate with Coworkers
To Communicate with all Coworkers in an open, honest and courteous manner.

Contact Information:

Physical and Mailing Address

125 W 3rd Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Main Phone/Fax
Phone: (828)287-6000
Fax: (828)287-6179

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm