General Information

  • Hertford County Tax Assessor’s office is responsible for listing, assessing and billing all real and personal property.  Billing of fees such as solid waste, street assessments and dog fees.
  • Between January 1st and January 31st each year, owners are required to list all personal property, including but not limited to: all permanently tagged (multi-year licensed) vehicles, all unlicensed vehicles, trucks, trailers (including homemade trailers), jet skis, motorcycles, boats & motors, mobile homes, farm equipment, business personal property, aircraft and dogs.  New construction and/or improvements to land and buildings within the proceeding year must be reported.  Penalties apply when such listings are not made by January 31st each year.
  • Applications for Tax Exemptions and Exclusions, such as charitable, religious, and Agricultural/ Horticultural/ Forestry/ Wildlife, must be submitted during the annual listing period between January 1st and January 31st.
  • All applications for the Homestead Circuit Breaker, Homestead Exclusion and the Disabled Veteran Exclusion must be filed between January 1st and June 1st.  A new application is required annually for residents approved for the Homestead Circuit Breaker only.  An updated application must be submitted for the Homestead Exclusion & the Disabled Veterans only when there is a change in ownership, income, etc.