Tec Data Systems, Inc. is the company that is used to value registered motor vehicles in North Carolina. TEC only uses North Carolina sales data to arrive at the fair market value for vehicles. Other guides, such as Kelly Blue Book and NADA collect data nationwide and don't reflect the fair market value in North Carolina. If you feel that your vehicle is in substandard condition, please fill out the form below. The most common examples of substandard conditions are; excessive wear and tear to the interior, excessive mileage, or mechanical issues. Please attach any supporting documents you may have to support your appeal. You may also bring your vehicle to the New Hanover County Tax Office located at 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 190, Wilmington, and someone in the Listings Division will assist you. Our office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday except holidays.
Documentation that will be considered for a vehicle value appeal:
Documentation that will not be considered for a vehicle value appeal:
Please attach a copy of your last inspection receipt
Note: As with any appeal, there are three possible outcomes and that the resulting value is effective for the current year forward and is not retroactive; in that the decision may result in:
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