OFFICE OF THE TREASURER
The Buckingham County Treasurer is a locally elected constitutional officer, as set forth by the Virginia Constitution of 1870. The Treasurer's Office is responsible for ensuring that local funds are collected, received, invested, safeguarded and properly disbursed. The treasurer is a constitutional officer who reports directly to the people of Buckingham County.
The treasurer is directly responsible for tax collection and provides general oversight and custody of all other funds collected by the county including:
- Court, Sheriff and Clerk fees
- License taxes
- Personal property taxes
- Real estate taxes
- State estimated taxes
- Water and sewage charges
Legal authority for the treasurer's duties and responsibilities is governed by the Constitution of Virginia, the Code of Virginia, local ordinances, case law, court decisions and opinions of the Attorney General.
Dates to Remember
April 15: Deadline for displaying current vehicle decal
June 5th: First half of real estate taxes due
December 5th: Second half of real estate taxes due AND personal property taxes due.
If you have questions about other due dates, please contact the Treasurer's Office by Email or phone 434.969.4744.
|Tax Rates||Decal Fees|
|Real Estate||$0.52 per $100 of assessed value||Vehicle Type||Cost|
|Public Service Corporation||$0.52 per $100 of assessed value||Cars and Trucks||$25|
|Personal Property:||$4.05 per $100 of assessed value||Motorcycles||$20|
|Machinery & Tools:||$2.90 per $100 of assessed value||Trailers||Based on Gross Weight|
|Aircraft:||$0.55 per $100 of assessed value||1001 - 1500 lbs||$6.50|
|Merchant's Capital:||$1.00 per $100 of assessed value||1501 - 4000||$18.50|
|4001 - up*||$23.50|
PAY BY MAIL:
Treasurer County of BuckinghamP O Box 106Buckingham, VA 23921
Use drop box in front of County Administration Building 13380 West James Anderson Hwy Buckingham VA 23921. Payments placed in box after 4:30 PM on tax deadlines will be considered past due.
PAY IN PERSON:
At the Treasurer’s office,13380 West James Anderson Hwy,Buckingham VA 23921Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WE ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER AND AMERICAN EXPRESS
Payments made online will NOT post to your account until the following day of business
The Buckingham County Treasurer's Office is pleased to offer online payment services. You may use the link provided or get the PayGOV.US app
Please use the information as it appears on your bill to ensure accuracy
|Payment Type||Required Information|
|Real Estate Tax||Map# / Tax Year and Bill# / Name on Bill|
|Personal Property Tax||Bill # / Name on Bill / Tax Year|
|Recreation Fees||Program Name (Basketball Camp)/ Child Name|
|Utility Bill||Account # / Customer Name|
|Building Permit||Permit # / Name on Permit|
A fee of $1.00 for transactions under $40 and 2.5% on amounts greater will be charged for all credit card payments. These fees go directly to the credit card processor and not to the Treasurer's Office. You must have your tax account number and amount of the tax owed to process a transaction online. Please call 434-969-4744 if you have a delinquency in order to obtain the current amount owed.
Refund Policy: All tax payments received are applied to the indicated tax account. Refunds are not typically allowed. In the case of an error or overpayment, refund requests may be submitted to the Buckingham County Treasurer (434) 969-4744. There is no refund for the convenience fee
LATE PAYMENT INFORMATION
Real estate due dates are June 5 and December 5, and personal property tax is due December 5. Payments for all tax must be paid or postmarked on or before the due date. The due dates for supplemental billings are stated on the notice.
LATE PAYMENT PENALTY and INTEREST
The late payment PENALTY is ten percent (10%) of the tax amount not paid or postmarked by the due date. INTEREST, at ten percent annually (10%), is assessed on the unpaid tax amount plus the penalty beginning on the day following the due date. Interest begins to accrue on the first day of the following month and continues thereafter until paid in full (Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, § 58.1-3916).
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING LATE PAYMENT INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK THE LINK
PERSONAL PROPERTY COLLECTION METHODS
The normal due date for all personal property tax is December 5 of the tax year. A late payment penalty is required by law for all untimely payments (Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, §§ 58.1-9 and 58.1-3916). Please refer to
Late Payment Penalty for more information.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PERSONAL PROPERTY COLLECTION METODS PLEASE CLICK THE LINK.