About the Treasurer's OfficeThe responsibilities of the Treasurer's office include collecting, investing, recording and depositing County revenues, distributing County real estate and personal property tax bills, collecting current and delinquent taxes and various other licenses and fees.
Search for your property tax balance on our Property Information site.
Want to pay your bill online? The County offers electronic bill payment through the ePayment service. It’s an easy way to save time and protect the environment.
In-Person PaymentsIf you prefer to pay your tax bill in person, you may pay at either the Treasurer's office or at the Satellite Services office in Toano.
For June and December real estate and personal property bills, payments mailed in will be processed through our bank’s lockbox services in Boston, Massachusetts. This will allow taxpayers’ payments to be processed more quickly and efficiently, and payments will be deposited into the County’s bank account the day they are received. The current bills include the new address for the lockbox: PO Box 844637, Boston, MA 02284-4637.
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- When are taxes due?
Personal property and real estate taxes are both due June 5 and Dec. 5 of each year. If the fifth of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, taxes are due on the next business day. Additionally, supplemental billings may be created throughout the year for personal property that moves into the County during the year, or real estate improvements.
- Can I access my account online?
Yes! The County now has an online payment system that allows citizens to see their invoices as well as pay with credit/debit card or e-check. Convenience fees apply for online payments. To access the system, visit the ePayment webpage.
- How can I pay?
We accept cash, check, credit or debit cards. Payment can be made at the Government Center or Satellite Services, online or by telephone at 855-329-4498. A convenience fee will apply for all credit/debit card and e-check payments.
- What are your mailing and physical addresses, and your hours of operation?
Our mailing address is PO Box 8701, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8701. The main office is located at the County Government Center at 101 B Mounts Bay Road, Building B, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- What are the tax rates?
Real estate is assessed at $0.84 per $100 of assessed value. Personal property is assessed at $4 per $100 of assessed value. Personal property tax relief is offered on personal use vehicles. The relief percentage is adjusted annually.
- What is a fiscal year?
The County works on a fiscal year that starts July 1 and ends June 30 each year. For real estate taxes, the time period of July 1 through Dec. 31 is considered the first half of the fiscal year, and Jan. 1 through June 30 is the second half. Personal property taxes are assessed based on the calendar year.