Important Due Dates

Important Dates in the Tax Year


 
Taxpayers of the City of Colonial Heights should be aware of the following important dates: 
  • January 31 - File all PERSONAL PROPERTY tax returns prior to this date to avoid a 10% late filing penalty. Returns should be filed with the Commissioner of Revenue.
  • February 1 - Purchase DOG & CAT TAGS prior to this date. Obtain tags from the Billing & Collections Office.
  • March 31 - Deadline for filing ELDERLY EXEMPTION forms on Real Estate.
  • May 15 - Home owners must pay the first of two semi-annual REAL ESTATE tax installments if taxes are not paid by an escrow through your mortgage company. A 10% late payment penalty and interest at 10% annually is assessed on all past due Real Estate taxes.
  • June 5 - The first of two semi-annual PERSONAL PROPERTY tax installments is due.  Pay the first installment 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 - Home owners must pay the second of two semi-annual REAL ESTATE tax installments if taxes are not paid by an escrow through your mortgage company. A 10% late payment penalty and interest at 10% annually is assessed on all past due Real Estate taxes.
  • December 5 - The second of two semi-annual PERSONAL PROPERTY tax installments is due.  Pay the first installment 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. If you have questions concerning other local taxes and due dates, call the Billing and Collections office at (804) 520-9320 for additional information.