Posts Tagged ‘motor vehicles’

Budgeting Under “Tag & Tax Together”

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

It’s almost budget time again for local governments across North Carolina, and tax collectors need to be involved.  Collectors have the responsibility of estimating the property tax collection rate for the current fiscal year (2013-2014), which is the maximum collection rate a local government may use when budgeting property tax revenues for the coming fiscal year […]

County Tax Collection Obligations for Motor Vehicles Under the “Tag & Tax Together” Program

Monday, August 19th, 2013

On September 1, the state’s Tag & Tax Together program formally launches statewide.  All N.C. vehicle owners will be required to pay property taxes owed on their vehicles at the same time they register those vehicles each year with the Division of Motor Vehicles. The joint payment system actually went live in July, meaning vehicle […]

Road Trips Raise the Darndest Questions

Friday, July 19th, 2013

I was on vacation with my family last week, and there’s nothing quite like a drive across our fair state to spur interest in motor vehicle laws. Here are a few of the questions that my clan raised along the way.

Bankruptcy, Registration Blocks, and The New Property Tax System for RMVs

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

[UPDATED 8/24/16] Big changes are on the horizon for all North Carolina drivers.  Under the state’s new “Tax and Tag Together” program (aka “H.B. 1779” among property tax geeks) that will launch in September, anyone who wishes to renew a vehicle registration or obtain a new registration will be required to pay local property taxes […]