Tax Search & Pay

This site is for payment of real and personal property tax.

The Albemarle County Department of Finance and Budget makes every effort to produce and publish the most current and accurate tax information possible. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, its use, or its interpretation. Neither Albemarle County nor the Finance Office assumes any liability associated with use or misuse of this data.

The data presented on this site should be for informational use only and does not constitute a legal document for the description of these properties. The Albemarle County Finance Office disclaims any responsibility or liability for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the use or misuse of this data.

Payment services on this site offer a convenient and secure option to pay your taxes. The tax balances on the online search system may not reflect adjustments or payments that are in transit. Albemarle County assumes no responsibility for incorrect information entered by taxpayers or any technical issues accessing online services, which may result in late penalties or interest. Taxpayers are responsible for ensuring that payments are made in sufficient time to meet required deadlines. Taxpayers are responsible for printing and retaining the confirmation of any payment. The time and date of payments as indicated on the confirmation will be the date of payment. Failure of a taxpayer to understand any information provided herein will not constitute grounds for the waiver of any penalties or interest due to late payments

To use the online service, PayPal will charge you a convenience fee of 2.5% for credit card (minimum $1.95) or 2.35% for debit card (minimum $1.95) if paid by cards or PayPal. A PayPal account is NOT necessary to pay your bill(s) online. Albemarle County does NOT receive any of these fees. No fee for payment with an E-Check.

If you are having difficulties or believe you may have made a duplicate/over payment while using the web site please contact the Finance and Budget Department at 434-296-5851 or email Please do not contact PayPal.

Notice to Delinquent Tax Payers: Please be advised payments will be applied to the oldest tax bills first regardless of web site tax bills selected for payment.

1st half property tax payments are due June 25th. 2nd half property tax payments are due December 5th.
When a tax due date falls on a weekend, it automatically extends to the next business day.

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Pay and/or File Business Taxes

Increase the speed and accuracy of your Tax Search:
  • Select a Tax Year
  • Select a Pay Status
  • Select the Record Type
    Personal Property requires your Account Number, Zip Code, and Last 4 digits of your SSN. If login fails, change SSN to last 4 of your Driver’s License, or try the zip code of your previous address. If unsuccessful please contact the Tax Office.
  • Choose Search Criteria
  • For Name Searches use Last Name followed by First name
    Example: Smith, John
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