Important Due Dates

2017 Tax Year


Taxpayers of the City of Colonial Heights should be aware of the following important dates during the 2016 TAX YEAR:
  • January 31, 2017 - File all PERSONAL PROPERTY (including non-decal bearing) tax returns prior to this date to avoid 10% late filing penalty. Returns should be filed with the Commissioner of Revenue. New residents with unexpired auto decals from other localities may use them until their expiration. They MUST, however, file vehicles by January 31 to avoid late filing penalties.
  • February 1, 2017 - Purchase DOG & CAT TAGS prior to this date. Obtain tags from the Billing & Collections Office.
  • March 31, 2017 - Deadline for filing ELDERLY EXEMPTION forms on Real Estate.
  • May 15, 2017 - Home owners must pay the first of two semi-annual REAL ESTATE tax installments if taxes are not included with your monthly mortgage payment. There is a 10% late payment penalty and interest at the rate of 10% is assessed on all past due Real Estate taxes.
  • June 5, 2017 - Pay 1st of two semi-annual PERSONAL PROPERTY tax installments on or before this date to avoid a 10% late payment penalty and interest at the rate of 10%. Personal Property Taxes must be paid on time to avoid withholding of DMV State Decal Registrations.
  • November 15, 2017 - Home owners must pay 2nd of two semi-annual REAL ESTATE tax installments if taxes are not included with your monthly mortgage payment. There is a 10% late payment penalty and interest at the rate of 10% assessed on all past due Real Estate taxes.
  • December 5, 2017 - Pay 2nd of two semi-annual PERSONAL PROPERTY tax installments on or before this date to avoid a 10% late payment penalty and interest at the rate of 10%. Personal Property Taxes must be paid on time to avoid withholding of DMV State Decal Registrations.

Disclaimer


The above dates are not intended to represent all required filing dates for all citizens. It does represent those due dates most frequently overlooked by many taxpayers.

If you have questions concerning other local taxes and due dates, telephone (804) 520-9320 for additional information.