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.

Page updated on Mar 30, 2020 at 2:15 PM

PHONE NOTICE - 3/30/2020 

This afternoon the Revenue Division is switching to a new call distribution method to help our teleworking employees better serve the taxpayers. Some calls during this time may be dropped or take longer to be answered than normal. We apologize for the inconvenience. The issue should be resolved shortly, and we thank you for your patience. 

COVID-19 EMergency Ordinance

At an emergency meeting held on March 24 by telephone in accordance with state law, the Alexandria City Council unanimously adopted an emergency ordinance to enact a temporary moratorium on certain taxes and filing requirements as discussed below, in order to help provide businesses with greater short term flexibility to the extent allowed by law during this health crisis.

Details of the changes can be found at alexandriava.gov/114397.

SALES TAX

The Commonwealth of Virginia has granted business owners a 30 day extension to remit Sales Tax normally due on March 20. More information can be found on the Virginia Tax Corona Virus page at  www.tax.virginia.gov/news/coronavirus-updates.

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Revenue Divisions

Personal Property and Car Tax:  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 Taxes:  Responsible for issuing Business and Professional and Occupational Licenses (BPOL), assessing Business Personal Property Taxes, and assessing all trustee taxes (Meals Tax, Transient Lodging, and Admissions Tax). This section is also responsible for business tax compliance.

Discovery and Collections:  Responsible the collection of all delinquent taxes, to including coordination with the City’s private collection agent, Nationwide Credit Corporation (NCC). This section is also responsible for the discovery and assessment of all vehicles that may be evading the City’s personal property tax law. To report the license plate of potential tax evaders for staff research, please submit the vehicle and license plate information online . This section also handles the Tax Relief Program for the Elderly and Disabled, and Disabled Veteran exemptions.

Contact Us

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Vehicle Taxes and Registration  703.746.3995
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Business Tax  703.746.3903
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Discovery and Collections  703.746.3909
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Tax Relief and State Income Taxes  703.746.3914
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