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City Announces Changes to Collection of Taxes and Fees
Director of Communications
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -The City of Charlottesville, in conjunction with the City Treasurer and the Commissioner of the Revenue, has announced the following actions related to the collection of taxes and fees due to the City of Charlottesville in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the City’s declared state of emergency:
- The Treasurer’s Office has suspended all collection action related to past due taxes and fees
- For those taxpayers who received a personal property tax supplement originally due on 4/3/20, the due date has been delayed two weeks to 4/17/20
- The assessment of past due penalty and interest on all local taxes has been suspended until May 31, 2020. Businesses responsible for remitting meals and lodging tax are encouraged to file timely returns and set up appropriate payment arrangements with the City
- Taxpayers are encouraged to use alternative means of communication with the City during the duration of City Hall’s closure to the public such as drop boxes, online payments, and email and phone communication
- These measures will be reviewed and updated as the current situation progresses
Contact information for the City of Charlottesville, the City Treasurer’s Office, and the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office is located on the City’s website at www.charlottesville.org.
Our Response and Resources for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
City Hall Remains Closed to Public*
Visit this web page for a complete list of departments with altered schedules and resources (e.g. Courts, CAT, Parks & Recreation, Police, Social Services).
* The Neighborhood Development Services team will be accessible to the public needing to conduct essential business with that department and through the Market Street entrance to City Hall only. The office will be open to the public from 8 a.m. -12 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays (with permit intake until 11 a.m.). Customers can reach NDS at (434) 970-3182. There will be no one-on-one in person consultations at this time.
Local COVID-19 Resources
The Virginia Department of Health's Thomas Jefferson Health District has opened a hotline at (434) 972-6261 which is staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to answer questions regarding the Coronavirus.
If someone is experiencing a medical emergency, they should call 911.
The City’s website homepage features a link to the Virginia Department of Health’s primary information resources on the Coronavirus.
The Thomas Jefferson Health District's primary online information resource is https://www.facebook.com/TJHealth.
Share this shortcut to reach the VDH Coronavirus website: www.charlottesville.org/coronavirus
Mental Health Resources New resources are available from the Community Mental Health & Wellness Coalition: http://helphappenshere.org/coronavirus