Treasurer

The Virginia Constitution of 1869 created the office of Treasurer. The treasurer and the commissioner of revenue are elected and serve for four years. The commissioner of revenue is the chief tax assessing officer of the local government. The treasurer is responsible for collecting all revenue that comes to Lexington, including:

  • Personal property and real estate taxes
  • Business license fees
  • State income tax payments and state estimated income tax payments
  • Water bills
  • Fees for dog licenses

The treasurer is also responsible for managing the investment of local funds and maintaining local finance records.

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