County Reminds Residents of First Half of Property Tax Due June 6 | New

Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds ratepayers that the first half property tax payment deadline is Monday, June 6, according to a May 31 announcement.

Payments received or postmarked after June 6 will incur a penalty and 10% interest, the announcement said. Any penalty, once imposed, will form part of the tax with accrued interest on both the tax and the penalty at a rate of 10% per annum.

The due date will not be extended for invoices for which assessment questions have been filed with the Equalization Board. Taxpayers experiencing financial difficulty should contact the Office of the Treasurer’s Collections Team at 703-771-5656 for assistance.

Payments can be made by electronic check (eCheck), VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover, as advertised. Please note that a convenience fee is added to credit card transactions. There is no charge for eCheck. For security and convenience, taxpayers are encouraged to make payments online.

Taxpayers can also pay by calling 1-800-269-5971 24 hours a day. During regular business hours, taxpayers can call 703-777-0280. Please have your account number and credit card number ready.

Additionally, taxpayers can also pay by mailing Loudoun County, PO Box 1000, Leesburg, Va. 20177-1000, and in person by visiting one of the two Treasurer’s Offices at 1 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg and 21641 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 104, Sterling.

The offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. A 24-hour drop box is located outside each office.

According to the announcement, taxpayers can contact the Loudoun County Treasurer’s Office at 703-777-0280 or by email if they have not received their bill or have questions.

Taxpayers can stay current with tax information by subscribing to Alert Loudoun’s Tax Advisories category at loudoun.gov/alert, the announcement said. Taxpayers can also text the word “TAXES” to 888777 to receive text messages about tax information, including upcoming due dates. Please note: additional message and data charges may apply.

For more information on property tax relief for seniors or persons with disabilities, contact the Tax Exemptions and Deferrals Division of the Office of the Commissioner of Revenue by email, by phone at 703- 737-8557 or go to loudoun.gov/taxrelief.