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West Point, Virginia
West Point, Virginia

West Point Treasurer's Office

The Treasurer's Office is responsible for the following:

  • Annual Budget
  • Collection of town taxes
  • DMV licensing
    Please be advised that our office is a licensing office only. We can renew registrations, process titles, provide a driving record, renew and issue overload permits, renew and issue handicapped permits (placards and plates) WE CANNOT PROVIDE DRIVERS LICENSES OR CANNOT HANDLE ANY PROBLEMS WITH DRIVERS LICENSES.
    For more information contact DMV online at DMVNOW Other administrative functions. Please refer questions to the following:

Treasurer

Letrecia (T.C.) Moore

(804) 843-4362

Administrative Clerk

Joan Gordon

(804) 843-4362

Billing Clerk

Susan Harlow

(804) 843-4363

DMV Clerk

Cindy Boswell

(804) 843-4362

Tax Rate

2016-17 Tax Rate

Tax rates for the Town of West Point and King William County.

 

West Point

King William

Real Estate

$0.72/100. assessed value

$0.41/100. assessed value

Personal Property

$3.52/100. assessed value (same)

$1.65/100. assessed value (same as last yr.)

Machinery Tools

$2.40/100. assessed value (same)

$1.00/100. assessed value (same)

Town Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills are due each year on August 6.

County Real Estate taxes are due twice a year on June 25 and December 5. Questions about property assessments should be directed to the Commissioner of the Revenue.

Taxes are assessed as of January 1 of each year and are not prorated. Please be advised that:

  • 10% Interest begins after September 1
  • 10% Penalty after August 6 with a $10.00 minimum penalty
  • Avoid waiting in line by mailing your taxes in the enclosed envelope. Official U.S. Postmark will be used as the posting date. When paying by mail, please send self-addressed stamped envelope if receipt is desired.

Vehicle License Tax: A Vehicle License Tax was approved by Town Council on November 11, 2006 to replace town decals. A Tax of $20.00 for each car or truck and $15.00 for each motorcycle will be added to the personal property bill. The motor vehicle license tax year shall begin on January 1 of each year and end on December 31 of each year.

All real estate bills are in the name of the owner as of January 1st of the tax year. If this property has been sold, please forward the bills to the current owner. Those real estate bills that were requested by a mortgage companywill be sent directly to that organization. If you have received your real estate bill and your mortgage company should be paying, please forward this bill to the mortgage company.

Assessment questions please contact:

Commissioner of the Revenue
804-769-4942

Commissioner of the Revenue's Office
Attn: Sally Pearson
PO Box 217
King William, VA 23086

Tax Exemptions on Real Estate for Certain Elderly and Disabled Persons

If you own a home, you may qualify for an exemption on your real estate tax if you are 1)65 years of age or older on January 1 or 100% disabled and 2) have income of $20,000 or less from all sources; and 3) have $60,000.00 or less in total net worth excluding your home and one acre. Applications for Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled must be filed with the Commissioner of the Revenue by March 1 annually. All information on this application is confidential and not open to public inspection. For application, please call 804-843-2326 or 804-769-4943.

Any questions, please contact
Letrecia (T.C.) Moore
Town Treasurer
PO Box 152
West Point, VA 23181
804-843-2326

King William County requires dog licenses within the Town limits. Dog licenses may be purchased from the King William County Treasurer's Office for $5.00 per dog or purchased from Town Hall.

Meals Tax is collected by the Town at 4% per dollar.

A Town business license is required of all businesses and the rate is different according to the type of business.

Note: The owner of property that is eligible for or listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register (as downtown historic district) may qualify for federal and state rehabilitation tax credits. Look here for more information.