Personal Property Tax

All cities and counties in Virginia have a personal property tax. York County taxes apply to:
  • Boat trailers *
  • Boats *
  • Business equipment, machinery and tools
  • Business furniture
  • Camping trailers *
  • Mobile homes **
  • Recreational vehicles *

  • Utility trailers *
  • Vehicles *
    • Buses
    • Cars
    • Motor homes
    • Motorcycles
    • Trucks

* You may be subject to a prorated personal property tax if you purchase or sell an item or move into or out of York County during the year. Tax bills are due annually, June 25 and December 5.
** Mobiles homes that are moved into York County during the year may be subject to a prorated personal property tax assessed on a quarterly basis.
Important News for Boat Owners - Personal and Business
Effective Tax Year 2017 and After

The York County Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance O17-2 to reduce the Personal Property Tax Rate on all boats to $0.000000001 per $100 value, thereby eliminating the tax on boats beginning Tax Year 2017. Previously, the tax rate on boats under 5 tons was $4.00 per $100 value and the tax rate on boats over 5 tons was $1.00 per $100 value. Boats and their value will appear on the tax bill, however, the tax due will be $0.00 for the entire tax year (first half due June 25th and second half due December 5th, annually).

DMV Connect Mobile Unit to Visit Yorktown Library

The Commissioner of the Revenue and the York County Library are pleased to announce their partnership with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in bringing DMV mobile operations to York County residents.

DMV Connect

DMV Connect is an outreach program in which a Connect team visits convenient locations with a suitcase containing everything they need to operate. During a "DMV Connect" visit, most types of DMV transactions can be conducted, with the exception of vital records and testing.

"DMV Connect" has scheduled visits to the Yorktown Library, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the following 2020 dates, February 26, 2020, April 29, 2020, June 24, 2020, August 26, 2020, October 28, 2020 and December 29, 2020. Due to the pandemic, these visits have been suspended until further notice.  For more information or for a complete schedule, please visit DMV's website.