Deadlines

Item
Due Date
Business License Filing / Payment March 1
Federal Taxes Filing / Payment April 15
Personal / Business Property Filing May 1
Personal / Business Property Tax Payment December 5
Real Estate and Mobile Home Tax Relief Filing May 1
Real Estate Tax Payment (First Half) July 31
Real Estate Tax Payment (Second Half) December 5
State Estimated Tax Payment (#1) May 1
State Estimated Tax Payment (#2) June 15
State Estimated Tax Payment (#3) September 15
State Estimated Tax Payment (#4) January 15
State Income Tax Filing / Payment
May 1

Property Taxes


Personal / business property includes all cars, trucks, boats, boat trailers, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and trailers for hire normally parked or garaged in the City of Waynesboro, as of January 1 of the tax year, should be reported to the Commissioner of the Revenue no later than May 1. To request a form, please call 540-942-6610.

All business equipment, office furniture and fixtures, and machinery and tools used in trade or business, as of January 1 of the tax year, should be reported to the Commissioner of the Revenue no later than May 1. To request a form, please call 540-942-6610.

Business License


The renewal and payment deadline for business, professional, or occupational licenses is March 1. Penalty and interest are assessed as of March 2. For a new business or change of ownership in an existing business, please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office at 540-942-6610.

Transient Lodging / Food & Beverage Tax


Any business, person, or entity selling prepared foods consumed on or off the seller's premises is required to charge and collect from their customers a 7% tax, in addition to the 5.3% Virginia state sales tax. The due date for remittance of this tax is the 20th day of the month, following the month of collection. To register to collect either of these taxes or for questions about the assessment of these taxes, please call 540-942-6610.