Personal Property Taxes Due October 5, Avoid the Line, Pay Online!

The 2010 personal property tax bills are being mailed to Fairfax County residents this summer, with payment due by October 5. This year your bill includes a new vehicle registration fee, effective July 1. More information on personal property taxes can be found at or call 703-222-8234, TTY 703-222-7594. Note - There is no vehicle decal, unless you are a resident (corporate limits only) of Clifton and Herndon and then you are required to purchase a decal from your town. Town of Vienna residents need to pay a vehicle license fee. Contact your respective town for more information.

There are many convenient ways to pay your personal property taxes:

Go to and click on Pay Car Taxes.

In Person – (Long lines are possible close to the Oct. 5 deadline.)
Pay in person at the Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 223, Fairfax, VA 22035, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (open until 6:30 p.m. Thursdays). Pay by mail or online to avoid the line.

Pay With Cash
You can pay with cash at Global Express Financial Centers in Shoppers Food Warehouse locations throughout Fairfax County. For additional locations call 800-989-6669, option 3 then option 4. You must have your bill and pay the exact amount due. A $1.25 processing fee will be charged by Global Express per transaction.

At Banks
Pay by check or cash (not credit card) at any of the following Fairfax County bank branches: Bank of America, Sun Trust and Wachovia. You must have your bill and pay the exact amount due.

Electronic Check
Access and pay by electronic check. Provide information from your check and your bank account will be automatically debited.

Credit Card
Call 703-222-6740, TTY 711, to pay by telephone or go to to pay online. A processing fee is charged for credit card payments.

By Mail
Detach the bottom of your bill and send in the full amount by check written to County of Fairfax. Do not send correspondence with your bill. Send an e-mail to, or write to DTA 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 223, Fairfax, VA 22035.

Tax Relief is Available
Tax relief is available to residents age 65 and older, or individuals who are totally and permanently disabled. You may qualify for relief from some taxes based on income and assets, excluding the home and up to one acre of land. For more information go to or call 703-222-8234, TTY 703-222-7594.

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