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Commissioner of the Revenue

Commissioner of the Revenue
 
Brenda S. Helton, Chief Deputy  
P. Diane Bollinger, Deputy     
 
Office Hours:                                                                                               
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm                                      
DMV Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm                      
Contact Us:
Phone: (804) 492-4280
Fax: (804) 492-3342
 
Send correspondence to:
Julie A. Phillips 
Commissioner of the Revenue
PO Box 77
Cumberland, VA 23040
 
Mission Statement
To provide efficient and effective assistance to Cumberland County citizens with quality service in meeting their tax responsibilities, by applying Virginia and Cumberland County tax laws with integrity and fairness.
 
Responsibilities
The Commissioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the Constitution of Virginia and is the chief assessing officer of the local government. It is an elected position for a four-year term and serves the taxpayers as well as the County.
 
Some of the taxes processed, which generate revenue for Cumberland County, include personal property tax, real estate tax, business license tax, excise tax, bank franchise tax, public service corporation tax, and any other taxes that fall within the guidelines of the state and local tax codes. State Income Tax, including accelerated returns and estimated income tax processing, are also a function of the office. Another responsibility of the commissioner of revenue is to administer tax programs such as the Land Use Program, Tax Relief for the Elderly and Permanently Disabled program, Disabled Veteran’s Tax Exemption, and any other programs that Cumberland County adopts.
 
The Commissioner’s Office also provides statistical information to other county offices necessary for the formulation of budgetary income projections.
 
The State Code of Virginia regulates the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office. The responsibility of the Office is to uphold the Constitution and the laws of Virginia. The scope of the work administered and processed and the taxes assessed by the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office is extremely broad and complex. This office plays a vital role in the multitude of services offered to taxpayers at the local level.
If you have questions, contact or visit our office.  We are here to serve you!