Real Estate Taxes and Payments – Official Government Site of Arlington County Virginia


Due dates

Property taxes are billed in two equal installments each year:

  • Installment one: June 15
  • Installment two: October 5

If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, no late payment penalty will be applied for payments made on the next business day. According to the Virginia code, taxpayers are responsible for knowing the due dates and ensuring timely payment. The treasurer collects property taxes.

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Accounts blocked with mortgage companies

  • If your taxes are set up to be paid by your mortgage company, you Won’t do Receive an invoice in the mail unless the Treasurer’s Office does not receive payment from the mortgage company.
  • If you receive a real estate bill that is supposed to be paid through an escrow account, contact your mortgage company.
  • If you recently paid off your mortgage, you should receive a bill and will be responsible for paying your taxes.

Change your billing address

Use this change of address form to change your billing address. Any request for a change of address must be made in writing to the Direction des Evaluations Immobilières (DREA).

Real estate sales

When real estate is sold, the responsibility for paying taxes must be determined at the time of settlement. If you sold the property listed on the tax bill and another person assumed responsibility for payment, return the bill to the Treasurer’s Office, 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22201, with all information you have on the new owner. Contact your settlement attorney with questions about who is responsible for paying taxes on the property sold.

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Contact us

Real Estate Appraisals Department
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 611
Arlington, Virginia 22201

Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Tel: 703-228-3920
TTY: 703-228-4611

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