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.