The Powhatan County Board of Supervisors, through sound fiscal management, strives to maintain a low tax rate on the County’s citizens and employers. The taxes are evaluated each year along with the County’s budget and are adjusted as needed.
Powhatan’s tax rates are as follows:
Machinery and tools - $3.60 per $100
Personal property - $3.60 per $100
Real estate - $.885 per $100
Aircraft - $3.60 per $100
Personal property for volunteer firefighters and rescue squads - $.00001
Vehicle and semi-trailers with a gross weight of 10,000 pounds or more - $3.60
Transient Occupancy Tax - 5%
In order to
attract and retain business in Powhatan County, the Board of Supervisors
offers the incentive of no gross-receipts business and professional and
occupational license tax.