- Constitutional Officers
- Commissioner of Revenue
Commissioner of Revenue
The Commissioner of the Revenue is the Chief Tax Assessing Officer in the City of Hopewell and is responsible for the assessment and administration in the following areas:
- Personal Property Tax: Includes cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers, recreational vehicles and boats
- Business Property Tax: Includes cars, furniture, fixtures and equipment
- Business License and Fees
- Machinery and Tools Tax: Applies to manufacturers, mining, water well drilling, processing or reprocessing, radio or television broadcasting, dairy, car washes, and dry cleaning or laundry business
- Food and Beverage Tax
- Lodging Tax
- State Income Tax
- State Estimated Tax
- Bank Franchise Tax: Each bank as defined in Code of Virginia Section 58.1-1201 must be filed by March 1st
- Public Service Tax: includes power companies, phone companies, and railroads
- Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled and Disabled Veterans
The Commissioner of the Revenue Office prepares and audits State Taxes for the residents of Hopewell, free of charge.
Business License Requirements
The Commissioner of the Revenue assesses all businesses operating within the City of Hopewell for the privilege of conducting their business in the City. All businesses operating in the City of Hopewell must apply for an annual license with the Commissioner of the Revenue.
Download and view Commissioner of Revenue forms and applications.
Dates to Remember
Review some important annual dates relating to the Commissioner of Revenue's Office.
The City of Hopewell is partnered with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to provide selected DMV services in the City of Hopewell.
Food & Beverage / Lodging Tax
Find information about Hopewell's Food and Beverage and Lodging Taxes
Freedom of Information Act Request Form (PDF)
Download and view our Freedom of Information Act Request Form.
Machinery & Tools Tax
Machinery and Tools tax is assessed on Original Capitalized Cost and Year of Purchase.
Personal Property Proration, Assessment & Rates
Find information about the taxes associated with personal property.
Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly & Disabled
If you are 65 or older, or permanently disabled, on January 1 of the current tax year, you may qualify for relief on your real estate taxes.
Review the City's current tax rates.