County: Five Commissioners and County Manager.
Town - Murphy Mayor and Town Council.
Town - Andrews Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
The Cherokee County property tax rate is $.52 per $100.00
In addition, property owners
-inside the city limits of Murphy pay $.42
-inside the city limits of Andrews pay $.515
-within Bear Paw pay $.38
Each resident is assessed a $75.00 per year solid waste fee.
Sales Tax in the county is 7%
North Carolina has a personal income tax of 5.499% based on taxable income tax level.