Taxes in Loudoun County

How to Pay Your Taxes

About Loudoun County Taxes

  • Real Estate and Personal Property tax rates are set in early April by the Board of Supervisors.
  • The Commissioner of Revenue then assesses Real Estate and Personal Property tax values.
  • Annual tax bills are then prepared and mailed by the Treasurer.  Personal Property bills are mailed in early April, Real Estate bills are mailed in early May.
  • There is no local income tax.
  • To get text alerts about taxes, including notices of upcoming deadlines, text TAXES to 888777.
  • See a detailed list of Tax Rates.

Taxes in Incorporated Towns

  • As of January 1, 2019, Loudoun County assumed responsibility for billing and collecting real estate taxes in most incorporated towns.
  • On January 1, 2020, the county assumed responsible for billing and collecting personal property taxes in some of Loudoun’s incorporated towns.
  • On January 1, 2020, the county assumed responsibility for billing, collecting and administering of business tangible personal property tax for the towns of Leesburg, Middleburg and Round Hill.
  • View details about taxes in incorporated towns.

Business License Tax / Business Personal Property Taxes 

  • Most businesses, including those which are home-based, are subject to a gross receipts tax and a personal property tax on business equipment. 
  • For more information, or to obtain the required forms, visit the Commissioner of the Revenue .

Vehicle License Fee Information

  • As of July 1, 2018, a Vehicle License Fee of $25.00 is assessed each tax year.  
  • Billing for the vehicle license fee started January 1, 2019 for Loudoun County.
  • On January 1, 2020, the county assumed responsible for billing and collecting vehicle license fees for most incorporated towns.
  • Anyone who has questions may contact the Loudoun County Treasurer’s Office at 703-777-0280 or by email.

Personal Property Taxes and Assessments

Real Estate Taxes and Assessments

  • Real estate taxes are based on real property assessments and the real property tax rate, which is set annually by the Board of Supervisors.
  • Real estate in Virginia is assessed at 100% of its fair market value.
  • Loudoun County real estate taxes are collected twice a year. The due dates are June 5 and December 5.
  • The 2021 Real Property Tax Rate for Regular District 1: $0.980 per $100 in assessed value. 
  • Have questions about real property assessments or fair market valuations? Visit the Commissioner of the Revenue.
  • View specific parcel information at Loudoun County Real Estate Tax, Assessment and Parcel Database

Special Districts

Applying for Tax Relief or Exemptions

Land Use Assessment Program

  • If real estate is used for agricultural, forestal or open space purposes, the owner may apply to have the land assessed for this use, which in most cases results in a lower assessed value. 
  • Learn more about the Land Use Assessment Program. 

Tax Relief for the Elderly & Disabled

  • Loudoun County offers real estate or personal property tax relief for qualifying elderly and permanently and totally disabled individuals. 
  • Learn more.

Tax Exemption for Revitalized Real Estate Program

  • Property owners who substantially renovate or rehabilitate residential properties may be eligible for a partial exemption from real estate taxation. 
  • Apply using this application (PDF).

Virginia State Taxes

Virginia Sales Tax

  • 6% on nonfood items
  • 2.5% on food items for home consumption
  • 6% for communications including telephone (commercial, residential, wireless, and VOIP), cable TV, satellite TV, and radio (note: Internet access service is a nontaxable item)

Virginia Income Tax