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We accept cash, check, or credit card. Payments can be made at either office or over the phone during business hours, or online anytime. EFFECTIVE 7/1/2016, a convenience fee of 2.95% will be applied to all credit / debit card payments. Fore more information, please visit our payment page.
No, properties sold for delinquent taxes are sold at public auction to highest bidder. No properties are sold “over the counter."
Properties are sold to highest successful bidder. If there is no bidder and taxes are not paid in the interim, property is available at next scheduled auction. To-date, no properties have failed to sell at first auction.
Our mailing address is PO Box 8701, Williamsburg ,VA 23187-8701. Both of our locations, 101 Mounts Bay Road, Building B, Williamsburg VA 23185, and 3127 Forge Road, Toano, VA 23168 are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Convenience center coupon books can be purchased in books of 5 tickets for $20 online, at the Treasurer’s Office, the Satellite Office, Freedom Park, and the James City County Recreation Center.
The County is on a fiscal year that starts July 1. The time period of July 1 and Dec. 31 is considered the first half of the fiscal year. The time period of Jan. 1-June 30 is considered the second half.