Treasurer FAQs

What does the Treasurer's office do?

The Treasurer’s office collects taxes. The Treasurer’s office does not access property, fix valuations or set rates, or grant exemptions and has no authority to make changes to your tax bill. This can be addressed by contacting the Commissioner of Revenue at (434)352-7450.

Who sets the tax rates?

The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors sets the tax rates for Appomattox County.

Unless otherwise posted, regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 pm.  When the 3rd Monday is a State Holiday, the meetings are held the next day (Tuesday) at the same time.

If a Board meeting is canceled due to inclement weather, the meeting will be held on the following Monday. If that Monday is a legal Holiday, the meeting shall be rescheduled to the following Tuesday.

Also, unless otherwise posted, all regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are held at the Board of Supervisors' Meeting Room in the Carver-Price Complex across Confederate Boulevard (Bus 460) from Auto-Mattox (formerly Cardinal Chevrolet). Parking and entrance to the Board's Meeting Room are at the rear of the building accessible only from Price's Lane. The address of the meeting room is 171 Price Lane, Appomattox, Virginia.

When are my taxes due?

Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due June 5th and December 5th each year. If either of the due dates falls on a state holiday or weekend the taxes will be due the next business day.

Can I make partial payments on my account?

Yes, partial payments are accepted and will be posted against the balance on the account.

Can I get a copy of my bill emailed?

Yes, you can call (434)352-5200 and request an emailed copy. Original bills are mailed out through the United States Postal Service.

Can I write one check for all taxes?

Yes, you may add personal property tax and real estate and send one payment. Please send your statements with your check.

Who do I make my check or money order payable to?

Make checks and/or money order payable to “Appomattox County Treasurer”.

What do I need to return with my check or money order?

Tear off the bottom half of the statement and mail it back with your check or money order.

Will I receive a receipt once I mail in my payment?

Your check and the top half of your tax statement should be sufficient proof of payment. However, if you would like a receipt returned, you will need to send in a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your payment.

What do I do if I move out of Appomattox County?

For Real Estate please contact the Commissioner of Revenue by calling (434)352-7450.

For Personal Property:

1. Notify the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

2. Contact the Commissioner or Revenue at (434)352-5470

Does your locality prorate?

No, Appomattox County is a non-prorating county.

Who do I contact if I sell a vehicle?

You should contact the Commissioner of Revenue (434)352-7450 and the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Who do I contact if I sell a piece of property?

You should contact the Commissioner of Revenue at (434)352-7450.

Where can I pay my County taxes?

The Treasures office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am. - 4:30 pm. and is located at:

329 Court Street
Appomattox Virginia 24522

Our office has the convenience of a drop-off box behind our office in the back parking lot. Please place only checks or money orders in the drop box, no cash.

Can I pay my taxes by credit debit card or e-check?

Yes, you can pay by credit or debit card or e-check online at https://certifiedpayments.net/ Using Bureau Code: 3857428. In the comment field on the payment screen please enter your full Bill Number. Please leave a telephone number and email so we may contact you if needed.

You can also pay by telephone with a credit or debit card or be e-check. Dial toll free (866)549-1010. Use Bureau Code: 3857428.

You will be asked a reference number. This is your statement/bill number. This number must be five digits. If you bill number is not five digits add a zero at the beginning of the number until you have five digits.

You may press 0 at any time for help with processing the payment.

For all credit card payments there will be a fee of $2.65% with a minimum of $2.00 for each transaction. For e-check payments, there will be a flat fee of $1.25 for each transaction.

What if I do not receive a tax bill?

Please contact the Treasurer’s office at (434)352-5200 as soon as possible. Failure to receive a bill does not prevent the Treasurer’s Office from applying penalty and interest if payment is made after the due date.

If I have a mortgage and I received the bill what should I do?

Contact your mortgage company and they need to contact the Treasurers Office to inform us where to send future bills.

Why has the County not cashed by check yet?

The Treasurer’s Office experience a high volume of payments, calls and in-person during peak tax season. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing any payment sent to the local mailing address during the June 5 and December 5 tax seasons. Mail is picked up daily and processed in the order it was received. We honor post marks and retain the envelopes in the event there is a dispute.

Can I prepay my taxes?

Yes, we recommend doing this to lessen the impact of your balance due. You can prepay online, in person or by mailing in check or money order. There is no limit on prepayment amounts or how often a prepayment can be made.

Can I set up a payment plan if my taxes are past due?

Yes, the Treasurers Office does offer payment plans on a case-by-case basis on delinquent taxes.