Simplifying Business - How to Start a Business in the City of Charlottesville (You may need to install the PowerPoint Viewer at the bottom of this page in order to view content.)
Todd D. Divers
Welcome to the City of Charlottesville!
PO Box 2964
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
The Commissioner of Revenue's Office is located at 605 E Main Street, Room A-130. It is on the 1st floor of City Hall, at the east end of the Downtown Mall, near the Amphitheatre. Park free for two hours at Market Street parking garage, with validated parking ticket. We close on most Federal holidays.
The Commissioner of the Revenue is the chief tax assessing officer of the local government. It is an elected office. The existence of this position is set forth in the Constitution of Virginia, and so is called a Constitutional Office. The Commissioner of the Revenue serves a four-year term at the pleasure of the voters.
Programs administered by the Commissioner of the Revenue include:
- Personal Property Tax
- Vehicle License Fee
- Business License Tax
- Business Personal Property Tax
- Machinery & Tools Tax
- Meals Tax
- Lodging Tax
- Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and/or Disabled
- Disabled Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption
- Rental Relief for the Elderly and/or Disabled
- Charlottesville Housing Affordability Program
- Virginia State Income Tax