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.

Tax Rates

 Powhatan’s tax rates are as follows:

  • Machinery and tools - $3.60 per $100
  • Personal property - $3.60 per $100
  • Real estate - $.690 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%

Common Tax Forms
Business Incentives
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.