Personal Property Tax
All cities and counties in Virginia administer a tax on personal property, such as automobiles, as an important and stable revenue source for municipal services ranging from police and fire protection to street maintenance and solid waste collection.The personal property tax is assessed on all vehicles (cars, buses, mobile homes, trailers, motor homes, motorcycles and trucks) that are garaged, parked or stored within Nelson County.
The current personal property tax rate is $2.95 per $100.
Business Personal Property Tax
Business personal property tax is a tax on the furniture, fixtures, machinery, and tools used in a business, trade, or profession. The Code of Virginia (§58.1-3503) states that all tangible business personal property is taxable for the physical life of the property regardless of age (1 day or 1,000 years old). Taxable assets include items that have been received free of charge, as a gift, or personal items that have been brought from home to use in the business. Taxable property also includes items that have been partially or fully depreciated for income tax purposes.
|2012 Business Personal Property Tax Return|
|2013 Business Personal Property Tax Return|