Tax Assessments

Personal Property Taxes

All cities and counties in Virginia have a personal property tax. Roanoke County taxes the following types of personal property:

  • Aircraft
  • Boats
  • Buses
  • Cars
  • Motor homes
  • Motorcycles
  • Semitrailers
  • Trailers
  • Trucks

This tax is assessed by the Commissioner of the Revenue while taxes are paid to the Treasurer’s Office. Real estate assessments are determined by Real Estate Valuation each year based upon the fair market value as of January 1 of that year.

Current Tax Rates

The following tax rates were adopted by the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors on April 11, 2023.

Tangible Business Personal Property$3.40 per $100 assessed valuation
Business Personal Property - Machinery and Tools$2.80 per $100 assessed valuation
Personal Property - Vehicles$3.40 per $100 assessed valuation
Real Estate$1.06 per $100 assessed valuation

For More Information

Assessing property is an involved process. If you have any questions or would like more precise details, please contact Real Estate Valuation at 540-772-2035.