Vehicle Taxes & Fees

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703-222-8234 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035
Young Tarry
Division Director

Vehicle Property Tax Exemption

The following types of vehicle registrations are not subject to car taxes:


Any motor vehicle owned by the commonwealth or any political subdivision or United States government.


Any motor vehicle owned and used for personal or official purposes by accredited consular or diplomatic officers of foreign governments, their family members and employees, who are nationals of the state by which they are appointed and are not citizens of the United States.


Any motor vehicle normally parked, garaged, or stored in the county or on a United States military base within the geographic boundaries of the county and registered in this state or any other jurisdiction whose owner is on full-time active duty in the military service absent from his state of residence or domicile may be exempted from local taxation upon application to the Department of Tax Administration.

Daily Rental

Any vehicle used as a daily rental passenger vehicle. Required documentation: State registration showing registration as a daily rental vehicle.

Contact the Department of Tax Administration for further information on applying for an exemption.

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