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 Town Property Taxes Administered by Loudoun County

Real Estate Taxes

Town of Leesburg property owners pay both Town of Leesburg and Loudoun County real estate taxes.  Real estate taxes are assessed by the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue

Loudoun County Treasurer bills and  collects real estate taxes for the Town of Leesburg.  Property owners will receive a single bill with County and Town taxes listed separately and make payment directly to Loudoun County.

Personal Property Taxes

All vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, campers and trailers, registered to a Town of Leesburg address are subject to personal property taxes and an annual licensing fee.  Personal property taxes are assessed by the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue.

Loudoun County Treasurer bills and collects personal property taxes for the Town of Leesburg.  Property owners will receive a single bill with County and Town taxes listed separately and make payment directly to Loudoun County.

Business Tangible Personal Property Taxes

All  business owners, including home-based businesses must file a business tangible personal property tax return and asset list annually to the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue

Tax Relief & Tax Exemptions

Programs that provide tax relief and tax exemptions are available to qualified Town of Leesburg residents and organizations. These programs are offered through Loudoun County

 


Business Taxes

Business, Professional & Occupational Licenses (BPOL)

Most businesses, including home-based businesses are required to have a Town of Leesburg business license and to pay the annual license tax, which is based on gross receipts.

New business should complete the initial application form

Existing business should log-in to renew online.

Consumer Taxes

The Town of Leesburg levies the following consumer taxes:

  • Meals & Beverage and Prepared Foods - 3.5%  New businesses file registration form and report and pay quarterly online (coming soon)
  • Short-Term Rentals - 1%  report and pay using  quarterly reporting form
  • Transient Occupancy - 6%  local tax on the total room rate plus 2% regional tax .  New businesses file registration form and report and pay quarterly online (coming soon)
  • Utilities - 16% of the first $15 of net charge per month for electric,and gas service.
  • Cigarettes - 75 cents per pack.  This tax is administered by the Northern Virginia Cigarette Tax Board.

All consumer taxes are paid at time of purchase and remitted by the business on behalf of the consumer.