The Mission of the Commissioner of the Revenue, as the chief tax assessment officer for the County of Lee, is to serve the citizens of our County by:

  • Assessing and administrating taxes in a fair and equitable manner, and in compliance with all the applicable laws of the Commonwealth

  • Assisting the general public to understand the applicable Virginia tax laws and procedures

  • Assisting and processing Virginia State Income taxes

  • Continuously strive to improve ourselves, our services and our procedures to better serve the citizens of Lee County

 

The Commissioner of the Revenue is responsible for assessing all real estate, personal property, business personal property, machinery & tools, and merchants’ capital within Lee County. This office is also responsible for maintaining the County's real estate and personal property tax assessment records.

The real estate tax relief programs for the elderly and disabled, disabled veterans, and surviving spouses of officers killed in the line of duty are also administered by the Commissioner’s Office.

Other duties also administered by this office include: the mineral severance license tax ordinance, the amusement machine ordinance, and the Bank Franchise Tax as well as all other applicable statutes required by the County of Lee and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Lee County Commissioner of the Revenue office is a designated VITA site for the IRS. As a VITA site, the office provides "free" state and federal income tax preparation and processing for low to moderate income individuals.  We also have a good supply of various state and federal tax forms.

CHRISTOPHER R. JONES, MCR

Master Commissioner of the Revenue