Delinquent Collections

This page contains information for paying any outstanding taxes for Admissions, Lodging and Meals (ALM) taxes; Business Professional and Occupational License (BPOL); Personal Property Taxes and Real Estate Taxes.  Our collection functions also include managing the Debt Set Off (DSO), the Virginia Registration Withholding (VRW).  

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Delinquent Taxes

Why am I in Delinquent Collections?

If the taxes are not filed and paid by the due date, the taxes are sent to the Delinquent Collections Unit.

What collection actions are taken if I don’t comply?

If you receive a collections notice and do not pay the balance in full, the following actions can occur:

  • Issuing Tax Liens
  • Outsourcing to a Collection Attorney or Agency
  • Civil Law Suits
  • Seizure of Property.

What are the collection programs managed by Delinquent Collections Unit?

Debt Set- Off (DSO) - Taxpayer’s state tax refund or lottery winnings are seized. The charge to the taxpayers $25.00 for City and 4% of the total refund paid to the state.

Virginia Registration Withholding (VRW) – Taxpayer is unable to register and/or renew any vehicles they own with state license tags at DMV.  The charge to the taxpayer is $25.00

Can I be set up on a payment arrangement?

Total Amount Due Maximum Length of Arrangement Offered
From $3,000 20% down with payments up to 6 months
$3,001 through $15,000 20% down with payments up to 9 months
$15,001 through $25,000 20% down with payments up to 12 months
$25,001 and up 15% to 20% down with payments up to 12 months

 

Other Useful Sources of Information Regarding False Alarm Fees