January 7, 2020
FAIRFAX COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION OF REAL ESTATE ASSESSMENTS
NOTICE is hereby given that the Fairfax County Board of Equalization of Real Estate Assessments (BOE) shall hear appeals for 2020 real estate assessments at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia at 7:00 p.m. on each Monday and Thursday and at 10 a.m. on each Wednesday beginning after June 30, 2020, and continuing through March 31, 2021, with the exception of July 1, July 2, September 7, September 30, October 1, October 12, November 2, November 4, November 5, November 11, November 25, November 26, December 23, December 24, December 31, 2020, January 18, and February 15, 2021. However, the BOE will not continue to sit after the last date needed to complete all necessary action regarding such complaints. The BOE shall sit and hear all appeals timely presented for consideration. Immediately after a hearing, the BOE shall equalize the taxpayer’s assessment by increasing, decreasing or affirming such assessment.
Any taxpayer aggrieved by an inequality in their assessment, including errors in acreage, as established by the Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration, or who believes their assessment exceeds fair market value or who believes their assessment was not uniformly determined, may apply for relief by filing a properly completed Application for Equalization of Real Property Assessment. Application forms are available by accessing the Internet at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/boe. Rules of Procedure for the BOE are available at the BOE office and on the Web site. Applications may also be obtained by visiting, writing or calling the BOE office at 703-324-4891.
All appeals relating to real estate properties must be filed at the office of the BOE no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2020. If the statutory filing deadline (June 1) falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or Fairfax County holiday, the deadline is the following business day. Appeals delivered by U.S. Mail will be accepted if postmarked by midnight of such date.
Noelle M. Holmes, Chairman
Board of Equalization