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The debt setoff is a form of enforcement in which the North Carolina Department of Revenue is notified of your debt and any income tax refund or lottery winnings due to you will be attached to pay the bill.
The state will also charge a fee of 5.00 as well as an administrative fee of 15.00.
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Change of address forms can be found on our website https://www.onslowcountync.gov/FormCenter/Tax-Office-6/Address-Change-Request-103 .
Please complete and submit on-line or print and return to our office at 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540.
A change of address may also be emailed to: AddressChange@OnslowCountyNC.gov
The notice provides an amount that remains outstanding on this parcel.
If you have additional questions please call our office at 910-989-2202.
REAL PROPERTY tax bills that remain unpaid have interest that accrues at 2% interest the first month and 3/4% interest each month thereafter.
Taxes that remain unpaid are a lien against the property and are subject to foreclosure, bank attachment, garnishing of wages, and levy of personal property to be sold to satisfy the taxes.
PERSONAL PROPERTY tax bills that remain unpaid have interest that accrues at 2% interest the first month and 3/4% interest each month thereafter.
Personal taxes that remain unpaid are subject to bank account attachment, garnishment of wages, attachment of your state income tax refund, or levy of your personal property which may be sold to satisfy the tax bill.
Credit card companies charge a convenience fee to process your credit card transaction.
Typically credit card processing fees are absorbed by the company with whom you do business, however due to North Carolina Statutes, Onslow County does not have the authority to absorb this cost.
We are required by State Statute to advertise all outstanding real property bills in the local newspaper.
Taxes are advertised in the name of the person that owned the property on the date taxes became delinquent, January 6th of each year.
Once we receive the money from your refund through the debt set off program, we will apply this money to any delinquent taxes that you may have.
If all delinquent taxes have been paid, a refund of the overpayment received from the State will be issued to you.
Any debt that is past due is subject to all enforcement measures.
Please refer to the instruction sheet enclosed with your debt setoff letter.
The hearing officer has indicated in the instruction sheet that this letter does not keep you from having other collection enforcement measures taken against you.
The purpose of the letter is to allow you 30 days to object to the refund being attached. You must have a valid reason for an objection (such as: not your tax bill or never lived in Onslow.)
There was a gap in the registration of your vehicle resulting in a gap in the taxes billed.
The registration for your vehicle previously expired.
The vehicle registration was recently renewed or a new registration was issued. During the gap in registration, the vehicle was unregistered.
The County is required to collect property taxes for unregistered vehicles per North Carolina General Statute 105-330.3
For more information, see our website at: https://www.onslowcountync.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6954/What-is-a-Motor-Vehicle-Gap-Bill
It is unlawful for any person other than a mobile home manufacturer or retailer to remove or cause to be removed any mobile home without first obtaining a tax permit from the Tax Collector of the county in which the mobile home is situated.
For more information, visit our website at: https://www.onslowcountync.gov/285/Mobile-Home-Moving-Permits
Permits may obtained at the Onslow County Tax Office, Collections Division, located at 234 NW Corridor Boulevard in Jacksonville.
In order to obtain a permit, any delinquent taxes plus estimated current year taxes must be paid.
In the event that the mobile home was not properly listed, the home must be listed and taxes computed in order to process the permit request.