Effective with the 2014 Tax Year, the Town of Beaufort contracted Carteret County to bill and collect real and personal property taxes.

Contact information for Carteret County is Lori D. Tupper, Billing & Collection Manager, 302 Courthouse Square, Beaufort, NC  28516, 252-728-8598, 252-728-8588 fax, or  lorit@carteretcountync.gov. Call Collections  252-728-8525. Tax Information and payments online: www.carteretcountytax.com.

Unpaid Prior Taxes for the tax years 2004 through 2013 will continue to be collected by the Town of Beaufort at Town Hall.

Contact Christi Wood, Deputy Finance Officer,  701 Front St, Beaufort, NC  28516, 252-728-2141, fax 252-728-3982 or email c.wood@beaufortnc.org for more details. 

Pay online at www.officialpayments.com or call 1-800-272-9829 at prompt, select Local Payments enter Jurisdiction Code 4394. You will need to know your ID number.  There is a $3.95 charge if you use your debit card or 3 percent of tax amount with credit card.  After authorization of your payment, you will be given a confirmation number that you should keep for their records.