is now offering the ability to pay property taxes on-line.
Payments can be made by electronic fund transfer from a checking or savings account
or by VISA, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards.
"Please note that if your taxes are from 2011 and prior years, your account has been turned over to a collections agency. For a full statement of the amount due, please contact Taxing Authority Consulting Services, P.C. at (804) 545-2500 or email email@example.com."
Please note that a convenience fee is added to all transactions.
Credit card company by-laws require the Department of Finance to use a third party to process credit card payments for VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Albemarle County uses a third-party processor named EDS to process credit card payments for property taxes. EDS will charge a convenience fee of 3% on the total amount of the bill charged as authorized under Virginia Code 2.2-614.1. Electronic Fund Transfers are charged a convenience fee of $2.50 per transaction.
Partial payments will be accepted; however, please be aware that payments will be applied to oldest balances first and partial payments will not constitute waiver of any penalties or interest on unpaid portions.
Click here to pay property taxes by Credit Card or Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). If you prefer, you may also pay property taxes by credit card over the telephone by calling 1-866-884-9810.
Disclaimer: Albemarle County assumes no responsibility for incorrect information entered by taxpayers. Taxpayers are responsible for ensuring payments are made in sufficient time to meet required deadlines. Taxpayers are responsible for printing and retaining the confirmation of their payment. Payments must be confirmed prior to midnight of the scheduled due date to be considered on time. Failure of a taxpayer to understand any information provided herein will not constitute grounds for waiver of any penalties or interest due to late payments.