Alexandria 2018 First Half Real Estate Tax, Refuse Fee and Stormwater Utility Fee Bills Due June 15
For Immediate Release: June 7, 2018
The City of Alexandria reminds property owners that first half 2018 real estate tax, refuse fee and stormwater utility payments are due Friday, June 15. To be considered on time, payment must be received by the City or postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than June 15. Late payment penalty and interest will be assessed on all real estate taxes and fees that are not paid or postmarked by the due date. The late payment penalty is five percent of the tax if paid by June 30, 2018, and 10 percent of the tax if paid on or after July 1, 2018, or $10, whichever is greater. The late payment penalty is 10 percent of the refuse fee. Interest accrues on unpaid tax and late payment penalty at an annual rate of 10 percent the first year and 5 percent each year thereafter, beginning June 16, 2018. Interest accrues on unpaid refuse fee at an annual rate of 10 percent and on unpaid stormwater utility fee at an annual rate of 6 percent, beginning June 16, 2018.
The Code of Virginia does not allow for extension of the due date or for waiver of tax, penalty, or interest due to the property owner’s inability to pay or failure to receive a tax bill. Any property owner who has not received a bill in the mail and does not have real estate taxes paid through a mortgage company should contact the City’s Treasury Division at email@example.com or by calling 703.746.3902, Option 8, to request a duplicate bill. Property owners who have refinanced in the past year may wish to verify that their current mortgage company has received their real estate tax bill.
Property owners can avoid the lines at City Hall and pay online with a credit card or eCheck. For more information about this, and the other convenient ways to pay offered by the City, visit alexandriava.gov/Payments.
For information on how to change a mailing address or to appeal an assessment, please contact the Real Estate Assessor’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on real estate taxes, including the “Real Estate Tax History Search and Pay” service, visit alexandriava.gov/RealEstateTax. Additional information on payments, late payment penalty, and interest is available online at alexandriava.gov/TaxGuide, or by calling the Treasury Division at 703.746.3902, Option 8.
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