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Todd Divers

Todd D. Divers
Commissioner of Revenue

Welcome to the City of Charlottesville!

PO Box 2964
Charlottesville VA 22902-2964
Phone:(434) 970-3160
Fax:    (434) 970-3663

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

Meals and Lodging Tax 

Real Estate Tax Relief 

Rental Relief for the Elderly and/or Disabled

Virginia State Income Tax


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