November 11th, 2016
INTRO: Wyn Kinion, Tax Collector for Beaufort County, NC, was interviewed by a local news station on how his team worked to identify and collect an additional $1.7 million dollars in delinquent property taxes by using the North Carolina Property Tax System (NCPTS).read more >>
June 28th, 2016
INTRO: During the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association (NCTCA) Spring Conference in New Bern, Penny Harrison of Surry County was awarded the 2016 Tax Employee of the Year.read more >>
June 28th, 2016
INTRO: During the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association (NCTCA) 2016 Spring Conference in New Bern, Ronnie Antry of Craven County was awarded Tax Collector of the Year.read more >>
June 6th, 2016
INTRO: During the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association (NCTCA) 2016 Spring Conference in New Bern, Carl Tilghman of Carteret County was awarded the William A. Campbell Award.read more >>
July 31, 2015
INTRO: During the North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers (NCAAO) 2014 Fall Conference in Wilmington, Melissa Austin of the Randolph County Tax Department was awarded Outstanding Appraiser of the Year. Austin joined the Randolph County Tax Office in March of 1985, accruing over 30+ years of experience in her field.read more >>
February 18, 2015
INTRO: At the 2014 North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers (NCAAO) Fall Conference in Wilmington, Durham County Tax Administrator Kim Simpson was awarded the Joseph E. Hunt Distinguished Jurisdiction Award on behalf of the Durham County Tax Office.read more >>
Sept. 24, 2014
INTRO:Commissioner Ronnie Beale, of Macon County, was sworn in as the 98th president of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) last month during the Association’s 107th Annual Conference. Beale has served as commissioner for Macon County for the last 8 years and has held a seat on the NCACC Executive Board since 2011 - moving one step closer towards the role of President each year.read more >>
Sept. 24, 2014
INTRO:Commissioner Glen Webb, of Pitt County, was voted as NCACC’s President-Elect last month during their Annual Conference.read more >>
May 23, 2014
INTRO:At the 2014 North Carolina Tax Collector’s Association (NCTCA) Spring Conference in Asheville, Wayne County Assistant Tax Administrator Alan Lumpkin was presented with the annual Tax Employee of the Year Award in recognition of and appreciation for his exceptional job performance and distinguished contributions to the NC tax collection community.read more >>
May 16, 2014
INTRO:Wake County Revenue Director Marcus Kinrade was awarded the 2014 Tax Collector of the Year during the North Carolina Tax Collectors Association (NCTCA) Spring Conference in Asheville. Each year, honorees of this award are selected on the basis of individual leadership, outstanding performance of duties, and delivering services of value for local governments across the state.read more >>
March 05, 2014
INTRO: Pat Goddard, former Tax Administrator for Johnston County, sat down with NCACC Deputy Director Kevin Leonard to talk about county tax offices, her career, and the important role tax offices across the state play in county government.read more >>
February 18, 2014
INTRO: As cloud technology evolves and becomes increasingly prevalent in organizations of all types, two North Carolina County Tax Offices have decided to make use of the new technology in the implementation of their new property tax software.
For those unfamiliar with the term, “cloud technology” refers to an alternative and cost-effective approach to delivering traditional software through web access, relieving consumers of the costs and maintenance associated with operating IT infrastructure.read more >>
January 2, 2014
INTRO: NCAAO has announced the appointment of Greta Skeen, Dare County Assessor as their new President for 2013-2014. Greta has been an influential member of NCAAO for many years, serving as Vice President last year, and participating as a member of the Executive Board since 2009.
I recently spoke with Greta to get a quick look into her role as Assessor for Dare County and the overall vision for her NCAAO presidency:read more >>
January 2, 2014
INTRO: During the North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers (NCAAO) Fall Conference, the organization celebrated the accomplishments of tax professionals who have gone above and beyond to represent the goals of the property tax assessment administration.
Farragut interviewed each of the 2013 award recipients to get their take on the recognition of their outstanding achievements:read more >>
September 18, 2013
INTRO: Last month, Carteret County became the first and only county in NC to receive IAAO’s Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration. This certification is only awarded to those taxing jurisdictions willing to undertake a year-long process of challenging themselves to meet and exceed the high standards and best practices as defined by IAAO – and Carteret County was up to that task.
Farragut reached out to Carteret’s Tax Administrator Carl Tilghman to learn what was gained through their participation and their overall experience with the program.read more >>
August 10 – 13, 2017
The 110th Annual NCACC Conference will be held in Durham County at the Durham Convention Center.
September 24 – 27, 2017
The 83nd Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.