Taxes, Fines & Fees

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Property Taxes

Real estate taxes are calculated on 100 percent of fair market value of the property, as assessed by the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue. Town of Leesburg property owners pay both Town of Leesburg and Loudoun County real estate taxes.

As of January 1, 2019, Loudoun County bills, collects and administers real estate taxes for the Town of Leesburg. Property owners will receive a single bill with County and Town taxes listed as a separate line items and will make a single payment to Loudoun County.

The 2019 Town of Leesburg real estate tax rate is $0.184 per $100 of assessed valuation. The 2020 tax rate will be set in April 2020.

All vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, campers and trailers, registered to a Town of Leesburg address are subject to personal property taxes.

In addition, owners of vehicles garaged in the Town pay an annual licensing fee which is included on the yearly Personal Property Tax Bill. 

The 2019 Town of Leesburg personal property tax rate is $1.00 per $100 of assessed valuation.

This year's due date for personal property taxes is May 6, 2019.

Business Taxes

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.

All business owners, including home-based businesses, must file a business tangible personal property tax return and asset list annually.

This year's due date for business tangible personal property taxes is June 19, 2019.

Consumer Taxes

The Town of Leesburg levies the following consumer taxes:

  • Cigarettes - 75 cents per pack
  • Meals & Beverage and Prepared Foods - 3.5%
  • Short-term Rentals - 1%
  • Transient Occupancy - 6% on the total room rate. An additional 2% regional tax goes to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
  • Utilities - 16% of the first $15 of net charge per month for electric, gas & phone service

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