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Augusta County: Personal property statements are in the mail; due back by May 1

Crystal Graham
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Augusta County has mailed personal property statements to residents through the U.S. Postal Service.

Recipients should verify the preprinted information, correct any information that is not accurate and return the statement to the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office by May 1.

Statements may be returned:

  • By mail (postmarked by May 1)
  • By email – scan your return and email to [email protected]
  • By drop box – located near the treasurer’s office drive-through window, or
  • In person – at the Commissioner of Revenue’s counter at the Augusta County Government Center.

The statement will include all tangible personal property located in Augusta County on Jan. 1, 2024. Personal property includes automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, campers, boats, trailers, aircraft, mobile homes, machinery and tools, business furniture and fixtures and other business-related equipment.

In Virginia, personal property tax relief is provided for passenger cars, motorcycles, or pickup or panel trucks with passenger plates that have a registered gross weight of 10,000 pounds or less.

To qualify for tax relief, a vehicle must:

  • Be owned by or leased by an individual under a contract requiring the individual to pay the personal property tax
  • Be used less than 50 percent for business purposes

For assistance with the form or if you have not received a personal property statement, call (540) 245-5640.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.