Many Guilford County residents are taking it easy at the beach in mid-July, but the same is not true for Guilford County Tax Department employees who are busy putting property owners on notice that they’ll own property taxes once again this year.

In the summer of 2023, the Guilford County Tax Department will mail out about a quarter of a million tax notices and, on Friday, July 14, the county sent out a press release to let everyone know what to expect and inform owners of key due dates.

This year Guilford County is including an insert with every tax statement sharing key dates and other information for property owners.

The statement from the county noted, the “Guilford County Board of Commissioners made no change to the property tax rate for Fiscal Year 2023/2024, so the county property tax rate remains at $0.7305.”

What the statement from the county did not note is this: In 2022, there was a revaluation of all property in Guilford County, and the Board of Commissioners did not lower the tax rate to hold the county “revenue neutral,” so just about everyone in the county is paying a lot more in property taxes this year than two years ago and the commissioners have a whole lot more money to spend.

The Guilford County Tax Department is offering some tips on paying this year:

First, “If you pay by Aug. 31, you receive a 1 percent discount for early payment. Taxes are due on Sept. 1, 2023 and the last day to pay is Jan. 5, 2024. Failure to pay property tax by Jan. 5, 2024 will result in interest beginning to accrue on the account and enforced collections may begin. Property owners who pay county taxes by Aug. 31, 2023 will receive a 1 percent discount. Property owners should refer to their statement for any municipal property tax discounts that may be available.”

Second, county tax staff wants people to know that it’s easy to pay online.  Here’s how:

1. Visit or download the myGuilfordCounty app.

2. Create an account or use your myNCDMV credentials to login.

3. Locate your information and pay your property tax bill.

4. Your account is instantly credited, and you will receive confirmation that your tax bill has been paid.

5. If your property taxes are paid through escrow, you’ll get a notice instead of a bill.  (About 40 percent of Guilford County property owners pay their taxes through an escrow with their mortgage lender –  but it’s the still property owner’s responsibility to ensure all taxes are paid, even when using an escrow.)

For more information, you can visit, or email the tax department at, or call 336-641-3363.