Taxpayers who are current with their personal property and/or real estate taxes may make prepayments of any amount on the upcoming tax bills. When the bills are mailed payments will appear as credits on your bills. If you have questions or need a current balance on your account, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 804-725-2341.
ORDINANCE NO. 23--01 UNCODIFIED
ORDINANCE NO. 23;01 IS AN UNCODIFIED EMERGENCY ORDINANCE WHICH EXTENDS THE JUNE 2023 SEMIANNUAL DUE DATE FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES FROM JUNE 5, 2023, TO JUNE 15, 2023.
WHEREAS the Mathews County Treasurer has requested that the due date for real estate taxes be extended from June 5, 2023, to June 15, 2023, to comply with all state law procedural requirements pertaining to tax bills, allow time for the tax bills to be printed, and prevent the automatic imposition of late fees and penalties for taxpayers; and
WHEREAS the request for the extension of time was received from the Treasurer's Office on or about May 11th, 2023, which does not allow sufficient time for the advertisement for an ordinance as is generally required by state law; and
WHEREAS Virginia Code§ 15.2;1427(F) authorizes the adoption of an emergency ordinance for a maximum of sixty days.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Mathews County Board of Supervisors, at its regular monthly meeting on May 23, 2023, that the June 5, 2023, semi;annual due date for real property taxes for part of tax year 2023 shall be extended until June 15, 2023; and
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that December 5, 2023, shall remain the due date for the next installment of real property taxes as set forth in section 145;81 of the Mathews County Code;and
BE IT FINALLY ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall take effect upon adoption and shall automatically expire and have no further force or effect on July 1, 2023.