Tax Department

The City of Mebane collects all real estate and personal property taxes in the corporate limits of Mebane, at a tax rate of 49 cents per $100.00 of valuation.

Residents in the corporate limits pay both City and County taxes. Mebane is located in two counties, Alamance and Orange, so residents would have to contact the respective County for that tax rate (Alamance County at (336) 228-1312 or Orange County at (919) 732-8181). Vehicle taxes are collected by the State on behalf of the County in which you reside.

City taxes are due September 1 of each year, with a 2% discount if paid by August 31. Taxes are considered delinquent after January 5, with a 2% penalty added to unpaid taxes after that date. All unpaid taxes will accrue interest at the rate of 3/4% each month thereafter, until paid.

The office of the Tax Collector is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located in the Municipal Building at 106 East Washington Street, Mebane, NC 27302 and can be reached by phone at (919) 563-5901.

Based on legislation effective July 1, 2015, with the exception of those selling Beer & Wine and Peddlers, business privilege licenses will no longer be issued after June 30, 2015. Please call the Tax Department at 919-563-5901 if you have questions regarding your specific business inside the City of Mebane.

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