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  • Welcome to the online Application for Review of Assessement.
  • Review the following Instructions before proceeding.
  • The deadline for filing appeals is Mar 01, 2022. Applications must be postmarked by Mar 01. Online submissions will be accepted until 11:59 PM on March 1.
  • Residential Applicants: Please include with your application any information you feel is relevant, i.e., comparable sales, appraisals, condition of property, etc. A maximum of 5 comparable assessments may be submitted. An appraiser will contact you after  receipt of your Application for Review to schedule an appointment and inspection of the property. An interior inspection may be required.
  • Commercial Applicants: A formal review hearing will be held with the appellant in the offices of the Department of Real Estate Assessments. You will be notified of the date and time of the departmental hearing. You must submit with the application all information you wish to have considered by the Department in the review process, including but not limited to:
    • Income and Expense Statement for 2021,certified and signed by owner or authorized agent of owner (if agent, a specific authorization signed by owner authorizing agent to sign income and expenses statements must be submitted). If you have not previously submitted certified income and expense information for 2020 and 2019 you should also submit this information with your application
    • The income and expense information which is provided will be kept confidential according to Section 58.1-3 of the Code of Virginia. If there is willful failure to furnish statements of income and expenses in a timely manner to the director, the owner of such parcel of real estate shall be deemed to have waived his or her right in any proceeding contesting the assessment to utilize such income and expenses as evidence of fair market value (Code of Virginia 15-2-716)
    • Any current appraisal you wish to have considered
    • Lease information
    • Construction costs
    • Any fact or condition that affects the value of the property
  • If application is being submitted by anyone other than the legal owner of the property, it must be accompanied by a Letter of Authorization which should:
    • Be an original document
    • Identify owner of record, RPC (Real Property Code[s])
    • State property address
    • State the specific year(s) for which authorization is valid
    • Identify agent with address and telephone number
    • Be signed by an owner or an authorized officer of the corporation
    • Signature line must include:
      1. the notarized signature of an owner of record of the property or an officer of the corporation
      2. printed or typed name and title
  • Letter of Authorization forms will be mailed on request. Please contact the Department at (703) 228-3920. The forms may also be printed from the Department's web pages on the County's website at:

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