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Commissioner of the Revenue
Jenefer S. Hughes, MBA, ACA

Phone Numbers
(804) 748-1281

Fax Numbers
(804) 768-8649 Administration, Individual Personal Property
(804) 796-3236 Business License, Business Tangible Personal Property, Income Tax, Tax Relief

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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing address
Commissioner of the Revenue
P.O. Box 124
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0908

Street Address
Commissioner of the Revenue
9901 Lori Road
Building 38, Room 165
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Business Services
Machinery and Tools

All persons or corporations owning machinery and tools ("M&T") that are used or available for use in

  • manufacturing
  • mining
  • processing
  • reprocessing
  • radio or television broadcasting
  • dairy
  • dry cleaning 
  • laundry businesses 

located within Chesterfield County as of January 1 must file the Return of Machinery and Tools by March 1 of each year, to avoid a 10% late filing penalty.

The property is assessed at various percentages of the total capitalized cost, excluding capitalized interest, depending on the year of acquisition.

Tax bills are mailed by the Treasurer's Office after the return is processed by the Commissioner's Office, and are due to be paid on or before June 5 to avoid 10% late payment penalties and interest at a rate of 10% per year.

Certain M&T taxpayers who operate in the Technology Zone may qualify for certain rebates and other tax incentives. 

Machinery and Tools (M&T) Forms 

Frequently Asked Questions

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