Military

  1. VA Domicile
  2. Non-VA Domicile
  3. Leased Vehicles
  4. NATO Vehicles

Tax obligations of active duty military person or a non-military spouse maintaining a legal domicile in a State other than Virginia

  • If your vehicle is titled solely to you, a military person residing in Chesterfield County because of military orders, or jointly titled with a military spouse residing in Chesterfield County because of military orders, it will qualify for exemption from local personal property taxation in Chesterfield County under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
  • As of November 11, 2009, vehicles titled solely in the name of a non-military spouse or jointly titled with a non-military spouse who is present in the State to be with the service member in compliance with the service member’s military orders will qualify for exemption from local personal property taxation in Chesterfield County under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act if the residence or domicile is the same for both the servicemember and spouse.
  • To request an exemption from personal property tax in Chesterfield County, military personnel must submit a recent leave and earnings statement (LES). If the vehicle is titled in the name of a non-military spouse or jointly titled with a non-military spouse, you must submit a recent leave and earning statement (LES), copy of the marriage certificate, or a copy of the military ID for the servicemember’s spouse, as well as complete the Military Spouses Residency Relief Form (PDF).