Real Estate and Personal Property
Like many other towns in Virginia, the Town of Kilmarnock provides additional public services such as police protection, street lighting and general maintenance. The town funds these types of services through taxation.
Real estate and personal property taxes are billed annually in November and are due in December of each year. Payments after the due date are assessed a 10% penalty. Delinquent payments as of July 1st are assessed 8% interest annually.
Real Estate Rate: Tax Year 2021 Rates per $100 are $.0937 of assessed value
Personal Property Rate: Tax Year 2021 Rates are $.16 per $100 of assessed value
Kilmarnock participates in a program with Lancaster and Northumberland counties for real estate tax relief for qualified individuals. Please contact the appropriate County office for more information.
Meals and Lodging Tax
The local consumer meals tax is 5.0%. Businesses selling prepared food are required to register and pay meals tax monthly for items sold the prior month. The meals tax remittance is due by the 20th of the month for items sold in the prior month.
The lodging tax is 8.0%. Lodging businesses must register and pay taxes on the prior month’s collections. The lodging tax remittance is due by the 20th of the month for the prior month’s collections.
On line payments for meals and lodging tax are not available at this time.
Retail locations selling cigarettes must acquire a local tax stamp. The tax rate is $.30 per pack. For information on this, please contact the town office.
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(THE FOLLOWING ONLY APPLIES TO PAYMENT SERVICES)
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