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Commissioner of Revenue Office

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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. You can also use E-Services to view property cards or request a change of address for personal property.

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 Dr. Mark Matney: mmatney@washcova.com  276-676-6270

Latest News & Events

COVID-19: The lobby at the Washington County Commissioner of the Revenue’s office is open. Due to the recent rise of COVID-19 cases, use of our walk up window is encouraged, and all services are offered at the window. As a reminder, we can assist you by phone, fax, mail or email. Thank you.

Washington County Commissioner of the Revenue Office has received accredited status from the Commissioners of the Revenues Association of Virginia.

Commissioner Dr. Mark J. Matney has recently been honored at the 102nd Annual Conference of the Commissioners of the Revenue Association and joins a limited number of offices throughout the Commonwealth to achieve full office accreditation.

Accreditation is awarded only to those offices that have met the rigorous standards set forth by the Commissioners’ Association.  The twelve standards set forth by the Association include education requirements for the Commissioner and staff, customer service, personnel and ethics policies as well as assessment methodology. Each office receiving accreditation has undergone an audit to ensure compliance and will be required to demonstrate annually that they continue to meet these standards.

“Commissioner Dr. Mark J. Matney has demonstrated a commitment to Washington County and to good governance.  This is an honor that was earned through hard work and leadership. It signifies that the Washington County’s Commissioner of the Revenue office has met the highest standards of professionalism as set forth by the Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia,” stated The Honorable Terry Yowell, President of the Association. 

Yowell further added, “The Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia has always been at the forefront in seeking to improve professional skills and overall performance for the good of the Commonwealth and its localities.  In this, our one hundred second year as an association, commissioners from around the state have worked to attain Office Accreditation in order to ensure greater accountability and increased uniformity with respect to office procedures for all our taxpayers.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Section 58.1-3518 of the 1950 Code of Virginia states that every taxpayer owning any of the property subject to taxation under this chapter on January 1 of any year shall file a return thereof with the Commissioner of the Revenue for his county or city on the appropriate forms.

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.

Office Directory

George Price
gprice@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6504

Chief Deputy Commissioner

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Shawna Cook
scook@washcova.com
(276) 525 – 4267

Master Deputy / Supervisor / Real Estate / Personal Property

Jennifer Stiltner
jstiltner@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6505

Master Deputy / Real Estate

Amy Wilson
awilson@washcova.com
(276 ) 676 – 6306

Master Deputy / Personal Property / Income Tax

Greta Rector
grector@washcova.com
(276 ) 676 – 6502

Master Deputy / Personal Property / Income Tax

Timmy Harris
tharris@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6503

Deputy / Personal Property

Jody McConnell
jmcconnell@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6526 

Deputy / Personal Property / Income Tax

Beth Rush
erush@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6511

Deputy / Personal Property

Kimberlee Millsap
kmillsap@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6271 

 

 

Deputy / Personal Property

Abby Seidel
aseidel@washcova.com
(276) 676 – 6270

Deputy / Personal Property

Denise Nelson
dnelson@washcova.com
(276) 525 – 6519

Deputy / Personal Property