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2014 Wake County Property Tax Rates

Posted by Penny Hull on Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

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Wake County Taxes 2014

Property Tax for Wake County, NC New Homes

Moving to Wake County, North Carolina? You will want to know what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.

How Much are 2014 Property Taxes in Wake County?

Here are the 2014 property tax rates, by town within Wake County

Wake County Tax Rates 2014

 

To get the total property tax rate for a town, simply add the county tax to the town tax. 

For example, Cary has a town rate of 0.35, and the Wake County rate is 0.534. 

Add the two together - the total tax rate for Cary, NC is 0.884.

 

 

 

 

 

How Do I Figure Out What These Property Tax Numbers Mean?

It's not as confusing as it looks.  The tax rates are based on the assessed value of the home, not the asking price. 

  • Divide the assessed value by 100.
  • Multiply the result by the combined rate on the right side of the table.
  • The result will be your yearly property tax bill, as of 2014. 

 Wake County Tax Rates 2014

This table gives sample property tax bills for all the cities and towns in Wake County, such as Apex, Cary, Raleigh, Wake Forest, and Zebulon.

There is no guarantee that tax rates will remain the same - check the Wake County Tax Rates 2014 for most recent information.

Where Should I Live to Get the Lowest Property Tax Rate?

Your tax bill can be lower if your home or property is not actually within a municipality, or town.  If this is the case, you'll pay just the County rate, plus most likely a fire district tax and/or the special district tax. 

Want to Compare Property Tax Rates?

Wake County Tax Rates 2014

 

Compare property tax rates in Wake County to other counties in the area.

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