Personal Property Tax Bills
What is the Personal Property Tax?
Personal property tax applies to any vehicle normally garaged or parked in Prince William County - even if the vehicle is registered in another state or county.
Virginia law makes vehicles with an active Virginia registration taxable in the municipality where the vehicle is registered - even if the vehicle is garaged or parked in another state.
All other property, including personal effects, household items, monies, securities, and livestock are not subject to the personal property tax.
A local vehicle license fee is imposed on vehicles normally garaged, stored, or parked in the County. The license fees is collected as general fund revenues which are budgeted and appropriated by the Board of County Supervisors. The County license fees does not apply to town residents or to vehicles garaged at Marine Corps Base Quantico. Residents of the towns should register their vehicles with both Prince William County and their respective town clerk or tax office.
To qualify, the vehicle mileage as of January 1, 2015, must be: