The Commissioner of the Revenue is one of Loudoun's five constitutional officers. Specifically established by the Constitution of Virginia, these local officers are elected by Loudoun citizens.
As the chief tax assessing officer, the Commissioner’s primary duty under the Code of Virginia § 58.1-3103 is to ascertain and assess, at fair market value, all real and personal property in Loudoun. This includes:
Administering the revitalized (rehabilitated) real estate tax exemption program.
Ensuring that the county's real property tax base is maintained in a fair and equitable manner and that the general public, public officials, and staff receive information in a timely and effective manner.
Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of assessment information for the treasurer to complete the real property tax billing process.
Maintaining appraisal and property records for assessment and taxation purposes.
Managing a countywide system for the maintenance of fair market values and equitable assessments on all types of real property.
Managing the land use assessment program.
The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue administers
land use assessment
tax relief program for persons 65 or older or with disabilities
and provides state income tax filing assistance.
Our mission is to serve citizens and the business community by administering tax programs mandated by the Code of Virginia and local ordinance in a manner that is efficient, fair, equitable, and thorough, while protecting the confidential personal and business information entrusted to the office.