On May 18th, the Board of Supervisors voted on the 2022 tax rates- Real Estate is now $0.77 per $100 assessed, and Personal Property remains at $3.60 per $100 assessed. The Board also voted to remove the license fees from Personal Property bills. The tax bills are not yet available, but due to the delay, the deadline for both Personal Property and Real Estate has been extended to June 24th.
Treasurer Roles & Responsibilities
The Treasurer is one of five Constitutional Officers that is elected by the citizens to serve Powhatan County. It is the responsibility of the Treasurer to collect local taxes and maintain the County's funds while strictly adhering to laws set forth by the Code of Virginia.
Some of the Treasurer's duties include:
Billing and collecting current and delinquent Personal Property and Real Estate taxes assessed by the Commissioner of Revenue
Collecting not just tax revenue, but funds that come from the Commonwealth of Virginia, local convenience centers, Parks and Recreation, utilities, and many other sources from within and out of the county
Monitoring and reconciling all funds that come into and out of the county, as well as investing those funds securely
Processing all transactions that come from other departments such as building permits, business licenses, transient occupancy payments, convenience center deposits, asset forfeiture, library deposits, utility payments, and many more
Reconciling and balancing state funds received which are audited by the State of Virginia each year