Taxes

State Income Tax

The Commissioner of the Revenue office offers free state income tax preparation to Amherst County citizens, as well as the necessary forms to file.

In order for this office to assist you please provide a completed copy of your Federal tax return, and your W-2's.

The deadline for filing your State income tax return is May 1. You can mail your return to the Commissioner of the Revenue, P.O. Box 719, Amherst, Virginia 24521.
 

Please Note: If you file electronically with the Department of Taxation and owe, you will need to submit payment to the Department of Taxation, P.O. Box 760, Richmond, Virginia. 23218-0760

 

Meal Tax

Any business offering prepared food and beverages served with a meal (including alcoholic beverages) are required to levy a 4 percent tax.

The Commissioner will provide the necessary forms that are due on or before the 20th of each month.

Lodging Tax

Any motel, hotel or inn in Amherst County that provides lodging for compensation shall impose a 5 percent tax on the total amount paid for lodging.

The Commissioner will provide the necessary forms that are due on or before the 20th of each month.

Contact Us


Commissioner of the Revenue Office
100 Goodwin St
P.O. Box 719
Amherst, VA 24521
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