The Code of Virginia allows any public body to withhold certain records from public disclosure. The Commissioner of Revenue commonly withholds records subject to exemptions such as:
Complete list of exemptions
The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) – located in § 2.2-3700 et seq. of the Code of Virginia – guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials and public employees. The purpose of FOIA is to promote an increased awareness and transparency of government activities and afford residents an opportunity to witness the operations of government.
A public record is any writing or recording – regardless of whether it is a paper record, an electronic file, an audio or video recording or any other format – that is prepared, owned by or in the possession of a public body or its officers, employees or agents in the transaction of public business.
Arlington County Commissioner of Revenue
Attn: FOIA Officer
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201
The Commissioner of Revenue’s Office, located in the Bozman Government Center located at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 200, Arlington, VA, is open to in-person customers and appointments from Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. On Fridays, staff work remotely from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Appointments are being accepted for the Business Division and the DMV Select. For questions, please call 703-228-3033 or email us.