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Commissioner of Revenue Office

The Commissioner of Revenue Office is responsible for assessing personal property and machinery and tools within Washington County and for maintaining the County’s real estate and personal property tax records. The Commissioner’s office also spends considerable time working on state income taxes, helping citizens complete their state returns and performing initial processing prior to delivery of the forms to the State Department of Taxation. Other duties include: implementing local programs such as Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Homeowner, as well as validation and re-validation of the Land Use Program. The Commissioner of Revenue is elected at-large for a four year term. Please see links below for access to Frequently Asked Questions about the Office of the Commissioner of Revenue. Please visit our Taxpayer Portal link to Report a Change of Address, Report a vehicle sold, traded, or disposed of, Report High Mileage for a vehicle, and various other services.

State & Federal Income Tax Forms and Instructions are available in the office.

Office Location:
Government Center Building
1 Government Center Place, Suite C
Abingdon VA, 24210

Main Number: (276) 676 – 6270

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 
8:00am – 5:00pm

Mission Statement
To provide our citizens and businesses with the highest quality service in the assessment of local taxes by applying the laws of the Commonwealth and the County in a fair, uniform, and Godly manner.
It is our honor and privilege to serve you and the County.

Pursuant to VA Code 2.2-3704.2 The Public Information Officer For the Washington Co Commissioner’s Office is April Crabtree: 276-676-6270

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Washington County does not prorate taxes. If the vehicle was owned on January 1 of the tax year, then the taxes are due and payable for the entire year.

Yes, Washington County does not prorate taxes. If you were a resident of Washington County on January 1, you are liable for Personal Property taxes for the entire year.

Only current year taxes can be processed by the Commissioner’s office.

In the event that there is an error on your return or any required information is missing from your return, it is faster and easier to contact taxpayers on a local level. It is also easier for taxpayers who wish to make payments on any balance due to do so locally.