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Your Tax Dollar At Work

Understanding the Real Estate Tax Bill

Your total real estate tax bill includes specific levies and fees based upon the property's assessed value, physical address, and type of property.

The greatest impact on the real estate tax bill is the General Tax Levy. This tool provides insight into how the General Tax Levy impacts the real estate tax bill, and illustrates what services Prince William County Government funds with that revenue.

For a comprehensive look at the current budget, view the FY2020 Budget.   If you have specific questions related to your individual tax bill, contact the Department of Finance.

You will need to know the assessed value of your property to use this calculator.  This information is available online by visiting  Real Estate Assessments. Use this calculator to see how your estimated tax bills compares with the average tax bill below.

 

TAX BILL CALCULATOR

 

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Average Residential Tax Bill

The FY2020 Budget is balanced at a flat tax rate of 1.125 per $100 of value and generates an average residential tax bill of $4,177, a $156 increase over the FY19 average of $4,021. The images below shows a comparison between the average tax bill for FY20 through FY16 in conjunction with the County services that it funds. 

 

FY2020 Average Residential Tax Bill - $4,177
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas             

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​No.​County Services​Budgeted​% of Total
​1.School Transfer$2,39057.23%
​2.Additional School Transfer​$70​.17%
​3.Public Safety​$90021.54%
​4.Community Development​$327​7.84%
​5.Human Services​$209​5.01%
​6.Debt Services​$1613.86%
​7.General Government​$1513.60%
​8.Other​$31​0.74%
​Total*$4,177*100%

*Total may not add to average tax bill due to rounding.


FY2019 Average Residential Tax Bill - $4,021
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas              

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​No.​County Services​Budgeted​% of Total
​1.School Transfer$2,30157.23%
​2.Additional School Transfer​$70.18%
​3.Public Safety​$85421.24%
​4.Community Development​$325​8.08%
​5.Human Services​$204​5.07%
​6.General Government​$1503.73%
​7.Debt Service​$1483.68%
​8.Other​$32​0.78%
​Total$4,021*​100%

 *Total may not add to average tax bill due to rounding.

 

FY2018 Average Residential Tax Bill - $3,888
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas              

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​No.​County Services​Budgeted​% of Total
​1.School Transfer$2,22557.23%
​2.Additional School Transfer​$80​.19%
​3.Public Safety​$81721.02%
​4.Community Development​$319​8.21%
​5.Human Services​$197​5.05%
​6.General Government​$1473.79%
​7.Debt Service​$1393.57%
​8.Other​$36​0.94%
​Total$3,888​100%

 

 

FY2017 Average Residential Tax Bill - $3,799
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas              

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​No.​County Services​Budgeted​% of Total
​1.Schools​$2,174​57.23%
​2.Public Safety​$772​22.32%
​3.Community Development​$308​8.11%
​4.Human Services​$182​4.79%
​5.Debt Service/CIP*​$155​4.06%
​6.General Government​$149​3.92%
​7.Other​$37​0.98%
​8.Remaining Capacity​$22​0.59%
​Total​$3,799**100%

*Debt Service and CIP investment distributed to each functional area. **Total may not add to average tax bill due to rounding.

 

 

FY2016 Average Residential Tax Bill - $3,722
By Dollar Amount with Functional Areas              

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​No.​County Services​Budgeted​% of Total
​1.School Transfer​$2,130​57.23%
​2.Public Safety​$820​22.03%
​3.Community Development​$321​8.63%
​4.​Human Services​$177​4.76%
​5.​General Government​$146​3.93%
​6.​Transportation​$97​2.62%
​7.​Other​$30​0.79%
​8.General Debt/CIP*​$0​0.00%
​Total$3,722**​100%**

*Debt Service and CIP investment distributed to each functional area. **Total may not add to average tax bill due to rounding.

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