If you are a homeowner in the Northern Virginia area we forgot how much real estate property taxes we are paying since most of us have escrows setup with our monthly mortgage payment.
For few who are fortunate to have no mortgage or lender allows you to pay your own tax bill you will need to stick a reminder to pay the bill on time to avoid penalties or worst case lien on your home.
Consult your tax advisor or respective counties if you have any questions regarding your tax rate or bill.
Here is a list of local Northern Virginia cities & counties the due date, property tax rate and their websites:
City of Alexandria - The first half of the tax bill is mailed in May and is due by June 15. The second tax bill is mailed in October and is due by November 15. Tax Rate is $1.13 for every $100.
The City of Arlington- Payment is made to the Treasurer's Office in two installments, due June 15 and October 5. Tax Rate is $1.006 for every $100.
The city of Falls Church- Payment is made to the Treasurer's Office in two installments, due on June 5 and Dec 2. Tax Rate is $1.355 for every $100.
Town of Herndon-Tax bills is mailed out 3 to 4 weeks prior to the due dates. The due dates are July 28 and December 5 each year. Tax Rate is $0.265 for every $100 + Fairfax County Tax Assessment.
Loudoun County- The first half of the tax bill payment due on June 5 and the second half payment due on December 5. Tax Rate is $1.085 for every $100.
Fairfax County-Tax bills are mailed out 3 to 4 weeks prior to the due dates. The due dates are July 28 and December 5 each year. Tax Rate is $1.150 for every $100.
Prince William County- Similar to other jurisdictions tax payments are divided into two equal installments. Payment for the first installment is due on July 15 and payment for the second installment is due on Dec. 5. Tax Rate is $1.125 for every $100.
If you are purchasing a new construction home most of the counties & cities will send out a supplement bill that will show the adjustment of the tax due. Speak with your closing agent on what to do if you receive a supplemental insurance bill.