Harry L. Whitt, Treasurer
Since 1870, the Virginia Constitution has required that the post of Treasurer be an elected office, making the local Treasurer accountable directly to the citizens. The Treasurer serves as the chief financial officer of the County, and is elected to a four year term. The Treasurer’s office is responsible for collecting revenues in the form of taxes and fees. These revenues include:
Real estate taxes
Personal property taxes
State income taxes
Court, sheriff and clerk fees
The Treasurer also manages the investment of local funds and maintains the county’s financial records.
2016 Tax Rates
|Tax Type||King William #||West Point *|
|Real Estate||$.92/100 assessed value||$.41/100 assessed value|
|Personal Property||$3.65/100 assessed value||$1.65/100 assessed value|
|Machinery & Tools||$2.25/100 assessed value||$1.00/100 assessed value|
# Rate for Properties outside the Town of West Point
* Town Properties pay additional tax to the Town of West Point (804-843-4362)
Real estate taxes are due twice a year on June 25 and December 5. Questions regarding property assessments should be directed to the Commissioner of the Revenue.
Personal Property Taxes are due December 5 of each year. Taxes are assessed as of January 1 of each year and are not prorated.
Real Estate Tax Exemptions
Certain elderly and disabled persons are allowed exemptions of Real Estate Taxes.
To find out if you may qualify for an exemption please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office.
Vehicle License Fees
|Cars & Trucks||$30|
Vehicle License Fees are added to personal property tax bills each year.
Inquiries about vehicles or assessments on your personal property tax bills should also be directed to the Commissioner’s Office.
|Kennel (up to 20 dogs)||$25|
Where to Pay
Taxes can be paid at the Treasurer’s Office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To access tax payment information online, you can click here for access to the King William County e-Treasurer Services site.
Avoid waiting in line by mailing your taxes before the due date. A convenient return envelope is enclosed with your bill. The official U.S. Postmark will be used as the posting date.
Taxes for the exact amount printed on the bill can also be paid at the following locations :
- Citizens & Farmers Bank, West Point
- Essex Bank, Manquin and West Point
- Union First Market Bank, Manquin
Tax Payments may be made monthly, quarterly, or semiannually. If you are interested in making payments in this manner, please contact the Treasurer’s Office at (804) 769-4931, or by mail at P.O. Box 156, King William, VA 23086.
Credit Card Payments
You can pay your taxes or permit fees by credit card using one of the following convenient methods:
In Person: Taxes may be paid by credit card or debit card at the Treasurer’s office. (Visa, MasterCard)
By Telephone: Call 1-800-2PAY-TAX (1-800-272-9829) from any touch-tone phone. You will need the jurisdiction code for King William County (1018), your tax bill number, a valid credit card number, and a daytime telephone number. This service is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)
A convenience fee will be charged for each credit card payment.
Other Billing Information
Real estate bills are mailed in the name of the property owner as of January 1 each year. If you receive a bill for any property you have sold, please forward the bill to the current owner. Real estate bills which are requested by a mortgage company are sent directly to that organization. If you receive a real estate bill and your mortgage company should be paying, you should forward the bill to the mortgage company.
King William County Treasurer’s Office
PO Box 156
King William, VA 23086
Phone: (804) 769-4931
Fax: (804) 769-4992
The Treasurer’s Office is located in the county administration building at 180 Horse Landing Road, behind the colonial courthouse.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Harry L. Whitt
Debra L. Denton
Chief Deputy Treasurer