2017 Business Personal Property Tax Bills Mailed

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The City of Alexandria has mailed 2017 Business Personal Property Tax bills to all businesses that were operating in the City as of January 1, 2017. Business owners who do not receive a Business Personal Property Tax bill by September 1 should contact the City’s Business Tax Division at  businesstax@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3903, or Treasury Division at payments@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3902, Option 8.

Business Personal Property Tax payments are due Thursday, October 5. Any business owner wishing to pay by mail should write the account number on a check or money order and mail it with the bill stub to City of Alexandria Business Personal Property, P.O. Box 34901, Alexandria, VA 22334-0901. Business owners may also pay at any SunTrust Bank in the City up to 5 p.m. on the due date of October 5. Anyone wishing to pay by another method, including by eCheck, the City Hall drop box, or credit/debit card online, may visit alexandriava.gov/Payments for a list of additional payment options. Returned checks, including eChecks, are subject to a $35 fee in accordance with state law.

Taxpayers who have had a change of address and have not previously reported this change to the City should contact the Business Tax Division so that a bill can be provided to them before the October 5, 2017, due date.

Businesses that receive a bill based on a statutory assessment should complete the 2017 Business Personal Property Tax Return and provide an itemized asset listing to receive an accurate bill. Businesses that have relocated within the City but have not previously reported this change will be required to complete an interdepartmental form for the new location. Businesses that have moved out of the City or ceased doing business in the City must complete the cessation of business form for the applicable calendar year. All of the forms listed above may be found at  alexandriava.gov/BusinessTax.

Late payment penalties and interest will be assessed on all Business Personal Property Tax accounts that are not paid by the due date. The late payment penalty is 10 percent of the tax due or $10, whichever is greater. Interest accrues at an annual rate of 10 percent for the first year and five percent for each year thereafter.

For more information on Business Personal Property Taxes and all other local business-related taxes, please visit  alexandriava.gov/BusinessTax. For more information on payment options, visit  alexandriava.gov/Payments.

Si necesita ayuda en Español, por favor llame al 703.746.3907.

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