Anson County Tax Listing

When to List

Listing of taxes will begin on January 1 of each year and the deadline for listing is January 31 of each year.  The U.S. Postal Service must postmark completed forms no later than January 31. The office will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday.


A 10% Penalty is applied for listings after January 31st. For those discovered as unlisted or under listed in prior years they will find penalties and interest added to their bill. Failure to list property taxes is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. All property owned as January 1 must be listed and any leased property identified.

Where to List

Listing may be done through the mail or at the Anson County Assessor’s Office:
101 S Greene Street
Suite 109
Wadesboro NC

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Real Estate Listing

Anson County is on a permanent real estate listing system and owners of real estate need not file an abstract in January of each year. However, if you have made any improvements or new construction that has not been previously listed, you are required by law to file a listing. If you have demolished or removed any improvements, currently receive the elderly/disabled exemption and no longer qualify, or currently receive the Farm Use Assessment and no longer qualify you are required by law to file a listing.

Property Tax Relief for Elderly & Permanently Disabled Persons

North Carolina excludes from property taxes the greater of $25,000 or 50% of the appraised value of a permanent residence owned and occupied by a qualifying owner. 


A qualifying owner is an owner who meets all the following requirements as of January 1 preceding the taxable year for which the benefit is claimed:

  • Has an income for the preceding calendar year of not more than allowed by the State
  • Is at least 65 years of age or totally and permanently disabled
  • Is a North Carolina resident

Personal Property Listing

List all unlicensed (un-tagged) vehicles including:

  • Aircraft (including hot air balloons, gliders and ultra-lights)
  • All boats and motors
  • Automobiles
  • Campers
  • Furnishings in a rental property
  • Jet skis
  • Mobile homes
  • Motorcycles
  • Personal watercraft
  • Trailers
  • Trucks

Tagged Motor Vehicles

Owners of tagged motor vehicles will receive a bill about three months after they renew their registration and the bill becomes due on the first day of the fourth month after registration. Appeals on vehicle values must be made before 30 days or the value will not be adjusted. Multi-year tag owners are still responsible for their yearly taxes.

Business Personal Property Listing

If you owned a business in Anson County on January 1st, you are required to file a listing. All equipment used in producing income must be listed. If you did not receive a listing form please contact the Assessors Office at 704-994-3290. If your business was sold, had a name change or ended please notify us in writing.

Contact Us

For questions concerning tax listing or for additional information please call 704-994-3290.