Countywide Dialogue on Transportation: Commercial and Industrial Property Tax

What Can You Do?

  • Projects: View unfunded transportation projects being considered for Fairfax County.
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Continuation of Countywide Dialogue on Transportation from Fairfax County


  • Supplemental tax on commercial and industrial property for transportation purposes

Current Rate:

  • 11¢ per $100 of assessed value

Example Rate:

  • Increase by 1¢. The rate can increase by any increment to a maximum of 12.5¢ per $100 until June 30, 2018. Currently, a 1.5¢ increase is already being considered for FY2014.

Potential Annual Revenue at Example Rate:

  • A 1¢ increase in C&I will generate $3.8 million (2012 Dollars).


  • Board of Supervisor’s authorization required

Bond Eligibility?

  • Could be bonded, depending on how it is implemented.

Who Pays?

  • Fairfax County businesses in Commercial and Industrial Tax Districts

Who Doesn't Pay?

  • Residential property owners

Effect on Household:

  • None for residential property owners.

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