The Board of Supervisors sets the tax rates each year during the budget adoption process. Pursuant to Sections 15.2-2503, 15.2-2506, 22.1-93 and 58.1-3007 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, the Board holds a public hearing on the proposed budget for the following fiscal year and for any proposed increase in tax rates.
2020 Tax Rates
|Real Estate (including residential mobile homes)||$0.62 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Boats (5 tons and over)||$0.62 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Boats and Boat Motors (under 5 tons)||$0.98 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Campers, RV, Jet Skis, etc.||$1.75 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Airplanes||$2.10 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Auto, Trucks, Motorcycles, and Trailers||$2.10 per $100 of assessed valuation|
|Business Equipment||$3.50 per $100 of assessed valuation (assessed at 10% of original cost)|
|Antique vehicle (must have antique/vintage tags)||No tax|
|Machinery and Tools||No tax|
The license tax Ordinance of Middlesex County, adopted December 2004 and amended December 2005 and June 2018.
The Commissioner of Revenue is responsible for maintaining real estate ownership information and for overseeing the Tax Relief Program.
The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located in Section 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees.
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