The Commisioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer who is elected to serve a four year term by the voters. The Commissioner is chief assessing officer of a locality. Marlon Savoy took office on January 1, 2017 and is responsible for serving the citizens of Lancaster County by:
- Assessing real estate values for taxation
- Assessing personal property values for taxation (which includes boats & vehicles)
- Assisting citizens with filing their Virginia income taxes
- Serving as a resource for the County Steering Committee
- Administering Real Estate relief for the Elderly and Disabled
- Administering the Land Use Program
- Administering public services taxes, bank franchise taxes and rolling stock taxes
As reperesentatives of the government of Lancaster County and the Commonwealth of Virginia, we strive to fairly and accurately assess values in accordance with the Code of Virginia. We serve as a storehouse of information for our county and her citizens. We constantly attend training schools so as to improve our abilities and to better serve our community. If we can serve your needs please call.
The Treasurer's Office Page provides more information regarding fees, tax rates and deadlines.
Personal Property and Business Personal Property Forms
Personal Property and Business Personal Property Forms have been mailed. Please return on or before May 1st to avoid a late filing penalty.
Anyone not receiving a form, please call the office at (804) 462-7920.
Real Estate Exemption for the Elderly or Totally Disabled
- Applicants must be 65 years of age or be totally and permanently disabled.
- The combined income from all sources of the owner and the owner’s relatives living in the dwelling cannot exceed $27,300.
- The total financial worth of the applicant cannot exceed $100,000 excluding the value of the dwelling and dwelling lot (1 acre).
Applicants need to call the Commissioner of the Revenue’ Office (804) 462-7920 between February 1 and May 2 for an appointment or to request forms.
Land Records Database
The old land records database has been replaced by an online geographic information mapping system, which includes digital tax maps and parcel-specific database information along with overlays for zoning and voting districts. This system has recently been updated to include property transfers and map changes through January 1, 2015.
Downloadable Tax Forms
State and federal tax forms, instructions and other publications are available for download.
State tax forms, provided by the Virginia Department of Taxation, are PDF files viewable with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Federal tax forms, provided by the Internal Revenue Service are available in a number of formats including PDF.
Commissioner of the RevenueMarlon Savoy
Phone: (804) 462-7920
Fax: (804) 462-7591
Office Location & Address
8311 Mary Ball Rd, Suite 203
Lancaster, VA 22503
Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
DownloadsThird party software or a browser plug-in may be required to view the files listed below:
- Complete Parcel Map Book
- Notice of Special Tax Assessment for Agricultural and Forested Lands
- Parcel Data
- Parcel GIS Layer
- Transient Occupancy Tax Return
Important LinksThese sites provide additional information and resources for topics discussed or introduced on this web page (will open a new browser window):
- Internal Revenue Service
Downloadable federal tax forms and filing instructions
- Lancaster County GIS Web Site
- Virginia Department of Taxation
State tax forms and filing information for individuals and businesses