Mailing Address: PO Box 67
Berryville, VA 22611
  Telephone: (540) 955-5108
Physical Address: 101 Chalmers Court
Berryville, VA  22611
  Fax: (540) 955-5179
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The Commissioner of the Revenue is elected by the citizens of Clarke County to a four-year term of office and serves at the pleasure of the voters.  The Commissioner of the Revenue holds office as an agent of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as local governments, and is the assessing officer on the local level for those taxes and licenses prescribed by state law and local ordinance.

The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue assesses real, individual and business personal property taxes, prorates personal property taxes on motor vehicles and trailers, issues county business licenses, administers special taxes on lodging, and administers the County's real estate tax relief program.

2016 Real Estate Reassessment Values have been set and send to the property owners.  The Board of Equalization is in session and will hear any property owners who would like to appeal their assessment.  To obtain an appointment, call Donna Peake at 955-5110. 

Real Estate values have declined in the past year. How does this affect your tax bill ?

2017 Tax Rates

Real Estate   $0.71 per $100 value
Personal Property  $4.496 per $100 value
Business Equipment  $4.496 per $100 value
Machinery & Tools $1.25 per $100 value
Farm Equipment $4.496 per $100 value
(Local factor = 25%)
Mobile Homes $0.71 per $100 value
Business License Fee $30.00 - due January 31st
($10.00 penalty for late renewal)
Transient Occupancy Tax          2% of net rentals