Yes. Every vehicle garaged in Loudoun County must be registered with the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue. This can be done in person or online. To register your vehicle in person, you'll need a valid state vehicle registration. If you have moved your vehicle from another Virginia jurisdiction, you'll need to supply a copy of your most recent paid vehicle personal property tax receipt or a copy of your most recent certified vehicle personal property tax filing.
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You have 60 days after locating taxable property in Loudoun County or in one of Loudoun's incorporated towns (Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill) to file vehicle personal property with the Commissioner of the Revenue. This process can be completed online or in person, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at one of our office locations:
As of January 1, 2022, Loudoun County will be administering the personal property tax and vehicle license fee for owners of motor vehicles in the incorporated towns of Hamilton, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill. Please contact the DMV, and the Commissioner of the Revenue with any changes. Please note: Vehicles located outside of incorporated Towns are charged a vehicle license fee by the county.
Yes, if you intend to have your car garaged, parked or stored in Loudoun County for 30 days or more, you must register the vehicle in Loudoun County. Your car is assessed property tax for the length of time it is located in Loudoun County.
Vehicles displaying out-of-state license plates and are not otherwise exempt from obtaining Virginia license plates will be charged an additional annual license fee of $100. A $250 penalty may also be imposed on owners of vehicles that are not registered within 60 days of the owner’s having established residency in Virginia.
To register your vehicle with Loudoun County, go online or bring your valid out-of-state vehicle registration in person, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to one of our office locations:
Leesburg Office 1 Harrison St. S.E. 1st FloorLeesburg, VA 20175Ph: 703-777-0260
Sterling Office 46000 Center Oak Plaza Sterling, VA 20166
To avoid a 10% late filing penalty, newly acquired vehicles or those recently entering Loudoun County must be reported to the Commissioner of Revenue within 60 days of purchase or move to Loudoun County or one of its incorporated towns (Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, or Round Hill). If you do not file, a 10% late filing penalty will be added to your annual tax each year until a filing occurs.
After a vehicle's initial registration, the Commissioner's Office annually mails vehicle personal property filing notices, allowing residents to report corrections, address changes, the sale or disposal of vehicles, or unusually high mileage since these factors may affect the property's valuation or the number of months a vehicle is taxed in the county. Vehicle personal property tax information may be filed online at www.loudoun.gov/efile. The Commissioner requests that all changes be submitted by February 1 to assist in establishing accurate assessments for each tax year. For tax year 2022, the filing deadline has been extended to February 15.
You are not required to file online if you have previously filed on your vehicle and there are no ownership, address or other changes. Please note that taxes are billed to the name in which the vehicle or trailer is registered with DMV.
Yes. You must declare for taxation these types of property each year. The first year after registration, you will be sent a notification each January as a reminder to file your personal property tax declaration online. You are required to file online by the annual filing deadline of February 1 even if you still own the property and there are no ownership, address or other changes. For tax year 2022, the filing deadline has been extended to February 15. For further information or assistance, please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue.
Yes. You may register your vehicle with Loudoun County by clicking on one of the links below: