Taxes

REAL TAXABLE PROPERTY (Rate is per $100 of Assessed Value)


  • Tax Rates:
2016 Real Taxable Property - 22 cents
2016 Fireman's Field Service District - 3.5 cents
2016 Public Utility Real Taxable Property - 22 cents
  • Tax payments are due June 5 and December 5
  • Late Payment Penalty - 10%
  • Interest - 10% per annum
  • Assessments are appraised at 100% of the property’s fair market value by Loudoun County Commissioner of Revenue(703-777-0260).
  • Tax Relief for Disabled/Elderly - A real estate tax exemption is available for qualified property owners who are permanently disabled or over 65 years of age with a gross combined income and net worth less than $72,000 and $440,000. Please contact the Loudoun County Commissioner of Revenue (703-777-0260) for applications and program administration.
  • Delinquent Taxes- All delinquent real estate taxes will constitute a lien on the property (Code of Virginia §58.1-3340). The Town also utilizes other delinquent tax collection actions including the Virginia Set-Off-Debt program in which the Town may claim the taxpayer’s State Income Tax Refunds and/or lottery winnings. The taxpayer will be responsible for collection costs.
  • Fireman’s Field Service Tax District - The revenue generated by this special levy may only be used to benefit Fireman’s Field and other recreational or cultural properties within the Town limits, including the maintenance and operation of facilities, the acquisition of land and the construction or installation of improvements. The district is regulated under Town Code Chapter 74, Article VIII and includes all real property located within the Town limits.


PERSONAL TAXABLE PROPERTY (Rate is per $100 of Assessed Value)

  • Tax Rates:
Vehicles - $1.05
Machinery & Tools - 55 cents
Computers - 55 cents
Business Personal Property - 55 cents
  • Tax payments are due June 5.
  • Late Payment Penalty - 10%
  • Interest - 10% per annum
  • Assessments are appraised at 100% of the property’s fair market value by Loudoun County Commissioner of Revenue (703-777-0260).
  • Personal Property Tax Relief Act - Qualified vehicles will receive relief from the State of Virginia under this act.
  • Non Prorating - The Town of Purcellville does not prorate personal property taxes. The property owner will be taxed on all property located in the Town on January 1 of each tax year.
  • Delinquent Personal Property Tax - All taxes must be paid in full. The Town utilizes delinquent tax collection action including DMV Stop Program (withholds ability to register vehicle); a collection agency; and the Virginia Set-Off-Debt program in which the Town may claim the taxpayer’s State Income Tax Refunds. The taxpayer will be responsible for collection costs.


TOWN VEHICLE DECALS

  • New Decal - A resident may purchase a vehicle decal by presenting a copy of the current Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle Registration form specific to that vehicle and making payment. This may be accomplished in person at the Town Office, by mail or use of the convenient drop box located on the west side of the Town Office building. If you use the mail or drop box, the Town will return your decal by mail.
  • Transfer Decal- Residents may transfer a valid decal issued by another Virginia locality to a Town of Purcellville decal for a fee of $1.00. To do so, you must scrape off the other localities valid decal and present it at the time of purchase with the other documentation listed above.
  • Vehicle License Fee Due Date- The Town of Purcellville utilizes a permanent vehicle decal. The vehicle license renewal fee will be billed and due at the same time as personal property tax.
  • Delinquent Personal Property Tax- All taxes must be paid in full in order to obtain a Town of Purcellville vehicle decal. The Town utilizes delinquent tax collection action including DMV Stop Program (withholds ability to register vehicle); a collection agency; and the Virginia Set-Off-Debt program in which the Town may claim the taxpayer’s State Income Tax Refunds. The taxpayer will be responsible for collection costs.
Fees:
=> Cars and Trucks- $25
=> Motorcycles- $15
=> Prorated Fees- Decals fees will be reduced to half price ($12.50/$7.50)
from July 1st through September 30th each year. Decals fees will be a third price ($8.00/$5.00) from October 1st through December 31st each year.
=> Military- One decal will be issued at no charge for a member of the military who presents a military ID and leave and earnings statement at the time of purchase for a fee of $1.00.
=> Antique Vehicles- The decal fee for a vehicle classified as antique on the DMV registration is $1.00.
=> Fire and Rescue Volunteers- The Loudoun County Department of Management Services provides the Town a listing of qualified volunteers based on service. The Town will issue a decal at no charge for the specific vehicle owned by the qualified volunteers specified by this program.

MOVING OUT OF PURCELLVILLE?

  • Please contact the Loudoun County Commissioner of Revenue (703-777-0260) to update your personal property tax records.
  • In May, you will receive a bill for any property/vehicles located in the Town of Purcellville on January 1 because Purcellville is a non-prorating locality.

NEW TO PURCELLVILLE?

  • You need to purchase and display a Town decal beside their State Inspection sticker within 30 days of moving into the Town of Purcellville.
  • If you moved from Loudoun County, please contact the Loudoun County Commissioner of Revenue (703-777-0260) to change your jurisdictional code to Purcellville so that you are not billed for a Loudoun County decal.
  • In most cases, you will not receive a personal property tax bill your first year in Purcellville. Purcellville is a non-prorating locality and only taxes vehicles located in the Town of Purcellville on January 1st.