The Tax Office is responsible for listing, appraising and assessing all real and personal property located in Catawba County. In addition, this office is responsible for collecting taxes for Catawba County. If you are coming in to pay your tax bill in person, exact change is appreciated. Please contact us with any questions you may have at (828) 465-8414.

Catawba County's Tax Base as of 12/31/2019
2019-2020 (2019 Tax Year) (vehicles not included)
for a tax levy of

Catawba County's Tax Collection Rate
For fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 (2018 Tax Year)

TaxpayerType of BusinessAssessed
Tax Levy
(County Only)
Apple Inc.Computer Server1,153,612,4996,633,272
Duke Energy Carolinas LLCElectric Utility708,511,0984,073,939
GKN Driveline Newton LLCGears Mfg.263,061,0761,512,601
Corning Cable Systems LLCCable Mfg.190,472,6581,095,218
CommScope Inc of North CarolinaCable Mfg.115,932,170666,610
Draka Comteq Americas Inc./
Claremont NA Cable Systems LLC
Cable Mfg.111,540,545641,358
DLP Frye Regional Medical Center LLCMedical Care75,155,656432,145
Target CorporationWarehouse/Retail74,366,018427,605
Piedmont Natural Gas Co IncGas Utility62,799,360361,096
Hickory Springs Mfg CoManufacturing57,126,848328,479


*Values are Real Estate and Business Personal Property only – no vehicle values are included