NC Combined Vehicle Registration & Property Tax Notices

Learn more about the Tax & Tag together program. Find out who to contact regarding your NC Combined Vehicle Registration and Property Tax Notice.

Questions about your notice?

For questions regarding the Registration Renewal and Property Tax Notice you received through the Tag & Tax Together Program, please review the following options.​​​​

Contact the NC DMV:


NCDMV website

  • For questions regarding the registration fee shown the notice
  • If you moved your vehicle out of Wake County and the correct taxing jurisdictions are not displayed
  • If the license plate on the notice was transferred to another car
  • If the vehicle on the notice is correct but now has a different license plate
  • To obtain a statement of property taxes paid at the time of registration

Contact the Wake County Department of Tax Administration:


  • To appeal the vehicle's value (see Appealing Value)
  • If the vehicle was registered in Wake County last year but has moved to a new taxing jurisdiction within Wake County that is not reflected on the notice
  • If you are active-duty military and your home of record is not North Carolina.

You may disregard this notice if:

  • You no longer own the vehicle and surrendered the license plate to the NC DMV
  • You do not intend to register the vehicle in North Carolina (Please be advised that if you own an unregistered vehicle on January 1, you must list it for taxation with the Wake County Department of Tax Administration each January.).

How to Pay the Combined Notice

Payment for the combined notice cannot be made at the county tax office. You will pay both the registration fee and property taxes to the NC DMV using one of these three payment options:

For more information about the Tag & Tax Together program, motor vehicle values, and to view a list of frequently asked questions, please visit our Motor Vehicle Taxes page.