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Real Property Tax Appeals Deadline May 24

May 17, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County Tax Administration is accepting real property appeal requests for the 2023 tax year from taxpayers who own or control taxable real property. The tax appeal request seeks a hearing before the Board of Equalization and Review.

The Board of Equalization and Review will hold hearings in room 564 on the fifth floor of the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Courthouse, 117 Dick Street in Fayetteville.

Requests for a hearing before the Board of Equalization and Review must be made in writing and received on or before the board’s adjournment date of May 24. Send requests by mail to Tax Administration, P.O. Box 449, Fayetteville, NC 28302, or by email to taxrealestate@cumberlandcountync.gov.

Appeals forms can be downloaded from the Tax Administration website at cumberlandcountync.gov/tax

By clicking on the “Forms and Publications” tab on the left side of the webpage. Appeal forms may also be requested by mail or email at the email address listed above.

Completed appeal forms must be received by mail to Tax Administration, P.O. Box 449, Fayetteville, NC 28302 or emailed to taxrealestate@cumberlandcountync.gov on or before the date of adjournment of the board. Appeals mailed to Tax Administration for the Board of Equalization and Review, must be postmarked no later than the date of adjournment, May 24, to be considered timely. Forms may also be placed in the secure drop box outside the Cool Spring Street entrance of the Courthouse. Signed appeals forms may also be faxed to 910-223-3343 or 910-678-7582. For assistance, call 910-678-7507.

All taxpayers who appeal their values will be contacted by an appraiser. If their appeal goes to a hearing before the board, the taxpayer will be contacted by the appraiser and notified by letter, stating the date the appeal will be heard.

Property owners are encouraged to provide supporting evidence for consideration. Examples of evidence include appraisals, sales of similar properties in the neighborhood, cost estimates of structural repairs or pictures of the property showing other than typical conditions. This information will be considered to determine any effect on value established per the 2017 Schedule of Values.

Visit cumberlandcountync.gov/tax for more information about Cumberland County Tax Administration.