Commissioner Of The Revenue
Commissioner of the Revenue
The Commissioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the constitution of Virginia and is the chief assessing officer for the local government. It is an elected position for a four-year term and serves the taxpayers as well as the County. The State Code of Virginia and the County Code of Prince George regulates the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office.
Responsibilities include administering the assessments for personal and business property taxes, machinery and tools tax, business license tax, public service corporation tax, meals and lodging taxes, bank franchise tax, short-term rental tax and others as required by the Board of Supervisors and in accordance with the laws and statutes of the County and Commonwealth.
The Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office also assists Prince George citizens with the preparation and filing of their Virginia State income tax returns and estimated vouchers. Applications and the managing of the County’s Real Estate tax relief programs are also handled by the Commissioner’s office. These include tax relief for the Elderly and/or Disabled, the Disabled Veterans, Surviving Spouses of US Armed forces killed in action and Surviving Spouses of Emergency Providers killed in the Line of Duty.
It is the mission of the Commissioner’s office to provide the highest quality of customer service to all citizens and businesses by striving to be fair, consistent, respectful, professional and efficient in performing our duties while upholding the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the County of Prince George.
Lindsay A. Lane, MDCR
Linda J. Howard, Deputy License Inspector
Melissa S. Stewart, MDCR
Briley A. Vaughan, Deputy
Shanika L. Flowers, Deputy