Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic the Commissioner of Revenues Office will be implementing the following customer contact policy through April 1, 2020:
- We will be closed to the public in-person traffic until April 1, 2020 at the earliest.
- Rent Relief applications will be suspended until April 1, 2020 at the earliest. The due date for these applications will be pushed back to June 1, 2020 (currently May 1st).
- Real Estate Tax Relief and CHAP (Charlottesville Housing Affordability Program) inquires should be conducted by phone or email. See below.
- As always, business tax filings and payments can be made via US mail, online or at any of the drop-boxes located on 6th street, 7th street or the Drive-up box by the Key Rec Center.
Our Mailing address is:
Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue
P.O. BOX 2964
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Online payment options for meals and lodging taxes are available at www.charlottesville.org/COR.
|Personal Property Tax||Business License|
| Real Estate Tax Relief or Charlottesville Housing
|Meals & Lodging Tax|
|Rent Relief||Short Term Daily Rental Tax|
|State Income||General Business Tax Inquiries|
|434-970-3160 or firstname.lastname@example.org||434-970-3170 or email@example.com|
City Announces Changes to Collection
of Taxes and Fees
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
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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: