City of Alexandria, VA
Revenue Administration Division
The Revenue Administration Division assesses and enforces personal property, meal sales, transient lodging and other taxes; issues business and professional licenses, provides state income tax information, and prepares state income tax returns for City residents. This Division also administers the City's real estate tax relief programs.
Personal Property Taxis responsible for assessing all vehicles parked, stored or garaged in the City; processing appeals of personal property assessments; maintaining personal property tax records; and certifying qualified vehicles for Personal Property Tax Relief.
Business Taxis responsible for issuing business and professional licenses, assessing both the Business License and Business Personal Property Taxes, and maintaining all business license and business personal property records.
Tax Services & Enforcement is responsible for managing the City's tax relief programs, assisting taxpayers with preparing State income tax returns, and collecting delinquent City taxes. This office also collects both the Daily Rental and Bank Franchise License Taxes.
Tax Audit, Research & Analysis is responsible for performing fiscal impact studies, revenue monitoring, forecasts and projections, and analysis of State & local legislative activities. This Unit is also responsible for ensuring and verifying that taxpayers accurately file “self-assessed” business taxes in compliance with state and City tax laws.