Delinquent Tax Databases

In conformity with § 58.1-3924 of the Code of Virginia and authorized by the governing body of WARREN COUNTY TREASURER, WANDA F. BRYANT, the following is a list of nonpayment real estate taxes which are delinquent through December 31, 2016. 

Real Estate Taxes

The Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended provides for the assessment and collection of real estate taxes based on fair market value established by the governing body each year.  The last reassessment was effective as of January 1, 2015.

Business Taxes

The form of business you operate determines what taxes you must pay and how you pay them. Please refer to the following tax chart to determine your tax liability schedule.

Tax Relief for the Elderly or Permanently Disabled

The County of Warren adopted by local ordinance relief or partial relief from taxation on real property for the elderly or handicapped. Such ordinance includes specifications as to qualifications, applications, restrictions and conditions that apply. In each case, the party applying must have limited income and net worth.
 
Application
An application must be completed to qualify for the tax relief program. Applicants must file a tax exemption affidavit with the Commissioner of the Revenue, annually after January 1 and no later than April 1, of the taxable year.
Requirements
  • Title of the property for which exemption is claimed must be held, or partially held, on January 1 of the taxable year, by the applicant.
  • The head of the household occupying the dwelling must be 65 years or older on December 31 of the year immediately preceding the taxable year.
  • Ages 65 and older - The gross combined income of the owner(s) during the year immediately preceding cannot exceed $35,000.
  • For both categories, the net, combined financial worth of the owner(s) as of December 31 of the year immediately preceding cannot exceed $150,000. (Net financial worth shall include the fair market value of all assets, including the interest of the owner and of the spouse, and shall exclude fair market value of the maximum of five acres, for which the exemption is claimed.
Income to be Included
  • All income from all sources must be included to calculate total income.
  • Income from salary, bonuses, commissions, interest, dividends, rental income, pensions, annuities, alimony, child support, public assistance, social security, and any other type of income.
  • A one-time lump sum distribution is not considered as income.
  • If the applicant has income in another state, the money must count towards the total income.
  • Gross income shall include income from all sources of the owner(s) and all income except the first $5,000 of each of the owners’ relatives other than the owner’s spouse, living in the dwelling for which exemption is claimed.
Documents Required
  • Complete Federal Income Tax Return, if applicable
  • Social Security 1099 SSA
  • Bank statements for December
  • Pension, annuities, 1099R, etc.
  • Mortgage company statements
  • All documents supporting income
Amount of Relief-Exemption
  • Income less than $20,000: 100% relief-exemption
  • Income $20,001 - $25,000: 75% relief
  • Income $25,001 - $30,000: 50% relief
  • Income $30,001 - $35,000: 25% relief
Assets to be Included
All assets including cash on hand or in the bank, notes receivable, stocks, bonds, CD’s, cash value of life insurance policies, vehicles, and personal property.
 
Liabilities to be Included
Mortgages, notes payable, other accounts payable (including co-signature on notes), credit cards, any federal, state, or local taxes. Any other liabilities except for everyday expenses such as phone bill, electric, etc. do not apply.
 
Additional Persons Living in Home
If you have any additional persons living in the home who work and have income, the first $5,000.00 of the yearly gross income shall not be included. Spousal income is included in the total income to qualify a dwelling for exemption.
 
Proof of Disability
If you wish to qualify under the disability exemption, you must provide the following:
  1.  A letter from your doctor stating that you are totally disabled and unable to work,
  2.  A letter from the Social Security Administration, Railroad Retirement, etc. stating that you are totally disabled. {In lieu of SSA award letter you may provide a letter from a second doctor indicating total disability and unable to work.}
  3.  You must also qualify by income. The income brackets for disability are the same for ages 65 and older tax relief.
Filing Assistance
Our office assists in the filing of these applications and renewals. We complete the applications for the customers and answer any questions. The Commissioner goes to the homes of many of the elderly and disabled who have no transportation or may be unable to come to our office.
 
Filing of Applications
  • Applications are mailed in January of the filing year.
  • Applications are due by April 1 of the filing year.
Applications may be returned to our office by mail or in person.
 
Local Deferral of Real Estate Tax - Town of Front Royal
"Any county, city, or town may adopt, by ordinance, a deferral program for real estate taxes, in such amount as the ordinance may prescribe, subject to the limitations and conditions of the Code of Virginia §58.1-3219."
 
The Town of Front Royal has a deferred real estate tax program and if a landowner who is in the program sells their property then the owner(s) must pay back five years worth of taxes to the Town of Front Royal. If the owner of the property dies then the heirs of the property must pay back five years to the Town of Front Royal.

Tax Relief for Veterans with Disability

Real Property Tax Relief for Veterans with 100% Service-Related Disability
disabled veteran in Virginia may receive a property tax exemption on his/her primary residence if the veteran is 100 percent disabled as a result of service. 
 
Pursuant to Article X, Section 6-A of the Constitution of Virginia, the General Assembly exempted from taxation the real property, including the joint real property of husband and wife, of any veteran who has been rated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, or its successor agency pursuant to Federal law, to have a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability, and who occupies the real property as his principal place of residence. 
 
The surviving spouse of a veteran eligible for the exemption set forth in this article shall also qualify for the exemption, so long as the death of the veteran occurs on or after January 1, 2011, the surviving spouse does not remarry, and the surviving spouse continues to occupy the real property as his or her principal place of residence.
 
The veteran or surviving spouse claiming the exemption under this article shall file with the Commissioner of the Revenue an affidavit or written statement (i) setting forth the name of the disabled veteran and the name of the spouse, if any, also occupying the real property, (ii) indicating whether the real property is jointly owned by a husband and wife, and (iii) certifying that the real property is occupied as the veteran’s principal place of residence. The veteran shall also provide documentation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or its successor agency indicating that the veteran has a 100 percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability. The veteran shall be required to re-file the information required by this section only if the veteran’s principal place of residence changes. In the event of a surviving spouse of a veteran claiming the exemption, the surviving spouse shall also provide documentation that the veteran’s death occurred on or after January 1, 2011.
  
Useful Documents
Requirements
  • Must be veteran with 100% service connected disability or the surviving spouse of veteran with 100% service connected disability who passed on or after January 1, 2011.
  • Title of property for which exemption is being claimed, must be held or partially held by the applicant.
  • Must be applicants primary resident.
  • Exemption is limited to the house and up to five acres.

Personal Property Taxes

Warren County levies a personal property tax on automobiles, trucks, mobile homes (pro-rated quarterly), motor homes, recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers.  Personal property taxes in Warren County are assessed by the Commissioner of the Revenue and collected by the Treasurer.
  
The County bills personal property taxes in halves, with first half taxes being due by June 5th and second half due by December 5th.  

Contact

  info (@) warrencountyva.net
  540.636.4600
  540.636.6066
  220 N. Commerce Avenue
     Front Royal, VA 22630

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