Business Tax Appeals
Any person or business assessed a business, professional and occupational license (BPOL), machinery and tools, business tangible personal property or a consumer utility tax may seek a review of his or her assessment using the Loudoun County Business Tax Appeal Process. This process provides taxpayers a means to address assessment or filing issues. If you believe that your assessment is incorrect or that a filing error was made, please review the appeal process and submit an appeal to the Compliance Division. Filing deadlines are as follows:
Please review all Appeal Process requirements and be sure to submit any necessary documentation to the Compliance Division of the Loudoun County Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue
- For BPOL, within one year from the last day of the tax year for which such assessment is made, or within one year from the date of such assessment.
- For machinery and tools, business tangible personal property, bank franchise, transient occupancy, short-term rental or consumer utility taxes within three years from the last day of the tax year for which such assessment is made or within one year from the date of the assessment, whichever is later.
To assist you in preparing your appeal, please consult the following resources:
If you need assistance completing the appeal application or have questions regarding the assessment of local taxes, please contact the Business Tax Division at (703) 777-0260 or email to
Utilization of this appeal process in no way affects a taxpayer’s ability to seek remedy for an erroneous assessment in Circuit Court.