Tax Department

The tax department consists of two sections the Tax Assessor's Office and the Tax Collection Office. See the Frequently Asked Questions section for more information, in addition to the information listed below:

Tax Collection

  • The main function of the Tax Collection Office is collecting and accounting for County real and personal property taxes.
  • The Tax Collection Office seeks to achieve the highest possible tax collection rate while serving the citizens of Yancey County in an efficient, responsible and courteous manner.

Tax Assessing

Yancey County Tax Assessor's Office is responsible for generating revenue through property taxes to be used in funding local county government. We identify all taxable property, determine an assessed value & prepare tax notices.

We are located at 110 Town Square Room 2 Burnsville NC in the County Courthouse. Tax Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Property Tax Relief Programs

If you qualify for the tax relief programs listed below, visit the North Carolina Department of Revenue web site to complete the application. The appropriate form is listed below for each tax relief program. Just go to the Department of Revenue website, find the form and complete the information.

Property Tax Relief on Permanent Residence

Elderly or Disabled Exclusion

Short Description: A qualifying owner must either be at least 65 years of age or be totally and permanently disabled.
Please complete the forms below. Forms are listed with the application year:

North Carolina Department of Revenue web site
Under Exemption and Exclusion Forms

Form AV-9
Form AV-9A

Disabled Veteran Exclusion

Short Description: This program excludes a portion of the appraised value of the permanent residence of a disabled veteran.

Please complete the forms below. Forms are listed with the application year:

North Carolina Department of Revenue web site
Under Exemption and Exclusion Forms

Form AV-9

Taxpayers qualifying for more than one program may only apply for one.

Property Tax Relief On NC Motor Vehicle

Disabled Veteran NC Motor Vehicle:

This exemption exempts from taxation a motor vehicle given to a qualified disabled veteran by the United States government or motor vehicle altered with special equipment to accommodate a service related disability.

Please complete the form below:

North Carolina Department of Revenue web site
Under Exemption and Exclusion Forms

Form AV-10V

Our Location

 Our offices are located in the Yancey County Courthouse on the Burnsville Town Square

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Yancey County Government
110 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714