Deadline For Paying Property Taxes Has Passed

Time has run out for those of you who haven't paid your property taxes.

The deadline ended at 5:00 p.m. Thursday to pay the assessment value of your personal property. If you didn't pay, you will face a penalty.

In Pitt County, residents filed in to get those payments in on time. Some even started early to make sure they would be paid before the end of the day.

Deputy tax collector Ramon Revilla says, "We do set up payment plans, a lot tax payers don't know that, we try to set up plans to get them paid up so people start before they're past due but they can come in even now and try to set them up before the fiscal year."

If you set up early payments, you may have to do so based on last year's bill, since re-evaluation numbers could change how much you pay in taxes.

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  • by Lubba Location: Don't worry on Jan 6, 2012 at 08:24 AM
    Hey, all you have to do is re-elect the savior, he is gonna pay off your house note, lower your taxes, lower the food bill, lower your energy cost......Oh nevermind, all of those things never happened or have gotten worse....What kind of Hope and Change you asking foe now???? Some of you want more of what your getting RIPPED OFF!!!
  • by Wharf Rat Location: OIB on Jan 6, 2012 at 06:10 AM
    Property taxes are just a reminder that you never really own anything........
  • by TEEDoff Location: Tyrrell County on Jan 6, 2012 at 02:55 AM
    Why did my property taxes rise when the value of my home and land went way down last year?Is it because the people sitting in the tax offices and court houses voted theirselfs a pay raise while the rest of us in the private sector take a pay cut or even get laid off?Tyrrell county ranks 1 of the 3145 counties for property taxes as a percentage of median income.There is nothing here in this county for such a high tax rate.Us people in this county are really getting ripped off by the democrats in office here.Time to vote these crooked fools out.EVERY LAST ONE THEM!!!!
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      by TaxedOff on Jan 6, 2012 at 04:29 AM in reply to TEEDoff
      They went up to pay for all of the extra police protection we have now; that's why crime is down.
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        by TEEDoff on Jan 6, 2012 at 05:26 AM in reply to TaxedOff
        Hahahahahahahaha!That is halarious!
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      by rapper on Jan 6, 2012 at 10:44 AM in reply to TEEDoff
      Yup, vote them out ....and vote some new ones in !
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        by TEEDoff on Jan 6, 2012 at 10:59 AM in reply to rapper
        YUP,I am going to the tax office tomorrow and put a sign up saying"If you want to move here,be prepared to pay the highest taxes per median income in the once great USA"!With an upsidedown american flag underneath it!
  • by T Maxx Location: G-vegas on Jan 5, 2012 at 08:22 PM
    The Tax man is coming
  • by T Maxx Location: G-vegas on Jan 5, 2012 at 08:21 PM
    Better pay up or Pitt County will garnish your check, You better asked somebody who knows. And when you over pay them Pitt County are slow on returning your money, truly amazing but you owe them you must pay

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