Personal Property Taxes

Chesterfield County levies a tax each calendar year on personal property with “situs” in the county. 

  1. All property must first be registered with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), except for boats, they are registered with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries or U.S. Coast Guard.  
  2. Then must be registered with the Commissioner of the Revenue. All property is taxable based on ownership. 

Personal Property taxes on automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, low speed vehicles, and motor homes are prorated monthly. Boats, trailers, airplanes are not prorated. 

For questions regarding mobile homes, please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue at 804-748-1281 or at Email Commissioner of the Revenue.