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If your business is located in King George, contact Community Development/Zoning. They must approve the business location. Complete a SCC form (State Corporation Commission) for Certificate of Assumed or Fictitious Name online at SCC or by phone 804-371-9733. Bring copies of these papers to the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office along with completed business license registration and a license will be issued. See Business License Application (PDF) for additional information. Contractors from other localities may or may not need a business license but must contact the Commissioner’s office to confirm.
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Cigarette Tax is a tax levied and collected by sellers and dealers of packaged cigarettes. The tax is imposed through the purchasing of stamps by distributors which must affix to cigarette packs if they are to be sold in King George County. The current tax rate for cigarettes is $0.02 per cigarette or $0.40 per pack of twenty cigarettes.
Contractors must pay on the contract amount. The formula is: Contract amount multiply by .0012 = Amount Due for business license tax.
Yes, non-profit organizations are exempt from business license tax.
Meals Tax is due the 20th of every month, for the previous month. Transient Tax is due the last day of every month, for the previous month.
Our office uses 100% of the clean trade-in value from the N.A.D.A. book, (National Auto Dealers Association), not the Kelly Blue Book!
Yes, our office allows 20,000 miles per year of the vehicle. High mileage documentation must be filled with our office by February 15th each year. Documentation may be, original pink slip from inspection, odometer statement on letterhead from an automotive shop, recent repair bill with odometer reading. This office does not accept photographs of odometer reading from tax payer. See High Mileage Chart under Documents and Forms on this site.
Our office gets its' records directly from the Department Of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Until you tell DMV to remove items that you no longer own from your name, our office will be unable to remove these items from your account. Our records must match the Department Of Motor Vehicle (DMV) records. Until such items are removed from DMV, you will continue to be assessed on them. It is your responsibility to maintain accurate information with the Department Of Motor Vehicles.
All address changes need to be made at the Commissioner of the Revenue Office for billing purposes. If your bill goes to the wrong address due to incorrect address information, you will not be exempt from any penalties or interest that may accrue. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to contact the Commissioner’s office with your address change. You must contact the Treasurer’s office if you do not receive your bill, at 540-775-2571.
Yes, all vehicles are taxable even if you do not currently have tags on them.
If your home state of record is Virginia, you are responsible for your personal property taxes in Virginia. If there is another person, excluding your spouse, who is not military and is on the vehicle title with you, you are no longer exempt from personal property tax. For exemption, you must file a copy of your January LES at the Commissioner of the Revenue Office each year. If your spouse is on the vehicle title you must also provide your spouse’s military dependent ID to the Commissioner of the Revenue Office.
The phone number for the Department of Taxation is 804-367-8031.
The address is:
Commissioner of the Revenue10459 Courthouse DriveSuite 101King George, VA 22485-3865
For Refunds- Department of Taxation:
Refunds- Department of TaxationP.O. Box 1498Richmond, VA 23218-1498
For Tax due- Department of Taxation:
Tax due- Department of TaxationP.O. Box 760Richmond, VA 23218-0760
It may take up to 8 weeks.
When the reassessment process is completed, the Assessor or Board of Assessors will hold hearings. At the completion of these hearings, a Board of Equalization is established to review any complaints and possibly act on them. Once the Board of Equalization has completed this review, the only option is to petition the Circuit Court in accordance with Section 58.1-3984 of the Code of Virginia. Please contact the King George County Court system for guidelines to proceed with this process.
The county tax maps are located in the Commissioner of the Revenue's office. Copies of deeds, wills, surveys and plats are located in the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office which is in the Courthouse building.
Exemption for the elderly and disabled persons:
Disabled persons must follow the same income and assets guidelines and if under 65 years of age, a sworn affidavit by (2) medical doctors licensed to practice in Virginia, stating that the taxpayer is permanently and totally disabled, must accompany the application along with other proof which is noted in the application.
Please refer to the Documents and Forms section or contact Judy S Hart, Commissioner of the Revenue.
It must be postmarked by May 1st.
You may make them out to Treasurer, King George County.
Yes, we have the State Income Tax forms. We do not have Federal Income Tax forms.
Every four years, a reassessment is conducted for the entire county. An appraisal firm is contracted to assess every parcel at its fair market value. These assessments stay in effect for four years unless the landowner makes a change such as division of the property, new construction has occurred, or a change in zoning or boundary adjustments.
2023 Real Estate / Mobile Home: $0.68 cents per $100.00 assessed value
2023 Personal Property: $3.25 per $100.00 assessed value
2023 Machinery & Tools: $2.50 per $100.00 assessed value
Yes, King George County offers a complete personal property tax exemption for one vehicle that is owned and used primarily by the Disabled Veteran. The Disabled Veteran must contact the Commissioner's Office to verify the office is aware of their status.