The duty of the Collections Office is to collect all property taxes. The Collections Office is charged with collecting taxes on personal property, real property, and business property. Various licenses and permits are issued and collected through the Collections Office. N.C. General Statues directs the Tax Collector to employ all lawful means to collect "all taxes with which the Tax Collector is charged." Similarly, the authority to use the enforced collection remedies of levy, garnishment, and foreclosure and to advertise tax liens are confirmed by statue and exist by virtue of the office of the Tax Collector.
Lisa Carey, Assessment and Collections Supervisor
Surry County Government Services Center
915 E. Atkins Street
P.O. Box 588
Dobson, NC 27017
(336) 401-8100 (O)
(336) 401-8120 (F)