June 11, 2021 at 10:56 am
Real estate tax bills for the first half of 2021 due June 15
The city of Alexandria is reminding taxpayers that payments for the first half of 2021 are real
Inheritance tax, garbage fee and rainwater usage fee sent to all property owners
and / or mortgage lenders are due June 15, 2021. The real estate tax rate 2021
is $ 1.11 per $ 100 of estimated value. The waste fee for the first half of 2021 is $ 230.00
and the waste fee for the second half of 2021 is $ 242.11. The first half of 2021 rainwater
The utility fee is $ 105.00 and the rainwater utility fee for the second half of 2021 is
were sent to property owners and / or mortgage lenders in May 2021. Late payment
Penalties and interest are levied on all property taxes and fees that
not paid or stamped by the due date. The penalty for late payment is five
Percent of the tax if paid by June 30, 2021 and 10 percent of the tax if paid
on or after July 1, 2021 or $ 10, whichever is greater. The late payment
The penalty is 10 percent of the waste fee. Interest on taxes and late payments
The penalty is 10 percent for the first year and five years
Percent for each year thereafter, starting June 16, 2021 and lasting until
the entire remaining amount will be paid.
Interest of 10 percent per annum applies to garbage fees that have not been paid
and rainwater supply fees of 6 percent per year, starting on June 16,
2021 There is no default interest for the rainwater supply fee.
May 2021, all property owners were billed half of the Stormwater Utility
Fee as a separate item on the property tax return, with the next half of the
the annual fee invoiced in October 2021. Objection to the Stormwater Utility Fee
with the director of the Ministry of Transport and Environment
Services, please submit an objection and an adjustment request for the rainwater supply fee
Form by June 15, 2021. Forms can be found on the city’s website at alexandriava.gov/Stormwater, and the Rainwater Management Department, 2900-B
Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314.
The Code of Virginia does not allow any waiver of taxes, penalties, or interest due to
Insolvency or failure to receive a tax invoice. Property owners who don’t
received a property tax return in the mail and do not have their property
Taxes paid by their mortgage lenders should apply to the city’s Treasury Department
Department at [email protected], or call 703.746.4800 to
request an invoice before June 15th. Detailed real estate tax balances and payment
History are available around the clock on the city’s website at realestate.alexandriava.gov. Owners who have changed their mailing address, however
if the city has not yet reported this change, its address can be updated until
Contact the Office for Real Estate Valuation at [email protected] to ensure future bills
and correspondence will be sent to the correct address.
Pay Hours at Treasury Division, City Hall, 301 King Street, Room
1510, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A post box on the Royal Street side of City
Hall is available 24 hours a day.
For more information on the city’s property tax, visit
the finance department’s website at alexandriava.gov/RealEstateTax. Information on real estate appraisals, objections or
The update of the mailing address of the owner is in the office of. available
Real estate valuation at alexandriava.gov/RealEstate. Information on payments, interest on arrears and
For interest, see the Alexandria Tax Guide at alexandriava.gov/TaxGuide or contact the Treasury Division. Information on the rainwater usage fee is available
available at alexandriava.gov/Stormwater.