Because many residents experience storm damage, the Commissioner of Revenue is issuing a reprint of an article published in the Citizen Newsletter:
Don’t Be Swindled by Dishonest Contractors and Vendors. Considering hiring a contractor in Arlington? The Commissioner of Revenue’s Customer Advocate can help you ensure that the contractor you are considering is complying with the County’s legal requirements.
The Customer Advocate has direct access to the appropriate State and County records and can save you from having to spend hours online or on the telephone. You can quickly find out if a contractor has a business license with the County, or a state contractors’ license with Virginia. You can learn whether the door-to-door vendor who offers to trim your trees or make home repairs has a vendor’s permit from the Arlington County Police Department. Just call or email the Customer Advocate for information that can help protect you from fraud. There is no charge for this service.
Of course, knowing that contractors and vendors are in compliance with the law does not guarantee the quality of their work. But it is a first step in determining their level of responsibility. It’s always a good idea to use referrals and get references before hiring anyone.
To contact the Commissioner’s Customer Advocate, call 703-228-4810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Beginning in November 2009, the office of the Commissioner of Revenue began processing Trade Name Registrations at the Business Division Counter, Suite 208, 2100 Clarendon Boulevard. The addition of this convenience for our business customers is yet another step in our continuing effort to provide the highest quality of customer service. For additional information or to begin the process of searching, registering, or dissolving a Trade Name, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 703-228-3060 or by email.
The development of a new “Assessment & Collections Enterprise” (ACE) system is underway in the Commissioner of Revenue’s and Treasurer’s Offices.
The ACE project was initiated to replace the processes currently supported by the County’s aging mainframe-based revenue systems. Benefits of the new system include more efficient processes, fewer errors, increased reliability, and most importantly, improved customer service.
Beginning with the 2009 Business Taxes, the new system will become a reality. Business License customers will receive new, more efficient returns.
MORE SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS-FILE AND PAY YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE AND MEALS TAXES ONLINE!
In our continued effort to provide Arlington businesses with high quality and improved technical services, you can now file and pay your annual business license tax filing, as well as your monthly meals tax return online. This will allow you to file and process your returns faster. If you have any questions concerning our new service, please contact us at 703-228-3060 or by e-mail.
In support of Arlington's Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE), clean fuel vehicles will receive 100% tax relief on the first $3,000 of the vehicle's value and 90% tax relief on the next $17,000 of the vehicle's value. The portion of a qualifying vehicle’s assessed value over $20,000 is not tax exempt. For further information click here. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 703-228-3135 or by e-mail .
Eligible elderly and disabled homeowners may qualify for deferral or exemption from paying real estate taxes. Beginning immediately, the Commissioner of Revenue's office will assist those citizens wishing to apply for Real Estate Tax Relief by accepting their applications. Click for more information or to download an application form (50.2K PDF format). Please call us at 703-228-3033 with any questions concerning this new service.
|1/15||4th Qtr. State Estimated Income Tax Due|
|3/1||Business License Tax Returns (36.8K PDF format) and Payments Due|
|4/15||Federal Tax Return Filing Due|
|5/1||Business Tangible Personal Property Tax Return (22.8K PDF format) Due|
|5/1||Virginia State Income Tax Filing Due|
|5/1||1st Qtr. State Estimated Income Tax Due|
|6/15||1st Installment Real Estate Tax Due|
|6/15||2nd Qtr. State Estimated Income Tax Due|
|9/5||Business Tangible Personal Property Tax (22.8K PDF format) Payment Due|
|9/15||3rd Qtr. State Estimated Income Tax Due|
|10/5||Vehicle Personal Property Tax Due|
|10/5||2nd Installment Real Estate Tax Due|
|11/15||Deadline for Displaying New Vehicle Decals|
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