Commissioner of the Revenue

The Commissioner of the Revenue is a constitutional officer elected by the citizens of Rockbridge County to serve a four year term. The Commissioner is the chief assessing officer of a locality. The office is responsible for upholding the Constitution and the State Code of Virginia.

The Commissioner of the Revenue’s office is responsible for:

  • Assessing all new construction and changes to improvements on real estate
  • Administering tax relief for the elderly, disabled and veterans on real estate
  • Administering the agricultural, horticultural, or forest land use assessments
  • Assessing all personal property, including machinery and equipment, of individuals and businesses
  • Assessing all businesses sited in the county for business license
  • Administering all food and beverage, transient occupancy tax, cigarette tax, and admissions tax
  • Assisting with state income taxes and state income tax estimated payments
  • Assisting with county revenue projections