Commissioner of Revenue

Responsibilities & Office Summary

The Commissioner of the Revenue is responsible for assessing Mecklenburg County's:

  • Real Estate
  • Tangible Personal Property
  • Business personal property
  • Machinery and tools
  • Merchants capital
  • Public service corporation
  • Transient occupancy sources


Tax Related Services

The Commissioner's office also processes state income tax returns and provides assistance to the public during tax season. The staff of 3 are led by Violet Puryear with assistance from Stephanie Toone and Beth Smith. The Personal Property office is also responsible for tracking and communicating with the taxpayers all information related to the following that are located in Mecklenburg County:

  • Airplanes
  • Automobiles
  • Boats and related trailers
  • Business equipment
  • Camper trailers
  • Inventory
  • Private and commercial trucks
  • Single-wide Manufactured Homes