Virginia State Income Tax

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The Commissioner of the Revenue is responsible for receiving and processing all Virginia state income tax returns and initial estimated tax payments for City of Charlottesville residents. In addition to receiving forms and payments, our office is trained in the most recent state income tax legislation. We offer free preparation of your Virginia income tax return on a first come first serve basis. You must bring a completed copy of your federal return, your W2's and all supporting documentation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Virginia Individual Income Tax

Where do I mail my return, and who do I make my check out to?

Tax returns should be mailed to: Commissioner of the Revenue, PO Box 2964, Charlottesville VA 22902-2964.

Checks should be made out to: Treasurer, City of Charlottesville.

When are income taxes and estimated payments due?

Virginia Individual Income Tax Returns are due May 1. Estimated tax vouchers are due May 1, June 15, September 15 and January 15.

When can I expect my refund?

Accelerated refunds are no longer available as of December 31, 2016.  Allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing of electronically filed returns.  Allow up to 8 weeks for processing of paper returns.

Refunds can be issued by direct deposit into a checking or savings account or by paper checks. Filers must specify which option they prefer and enter a date of birth on their returns.

Can I pay state income tax by credit card?

Yes, to pay by credit card you can call 1-800-2PAY-TAX or pay through the internet at The jurisdiction code for the Commonwealth of Virginia is 1080. The company processing the payments will charge an additional fee. Please be sure to fill in the oval on line 30 of your return to indicate you have chosen this method of payment

Virginia State Income Tax Forms

For further information regarding Virginia State Income Tax, call 434-970-3160.

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