Deadline to Pay Real Estate Taxes for Second Half of 2020 Extended

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Provided by Prince William County

​During a meeting on Nov. 17, 2020, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors passed a resolution extending the payment deadline for real estate taxes for the second half of 2020 for 60 days. The deadline has been changed from Dec. 5, 2020, to Feb. 3, 2021. The extension applies to both commercial and residential real property.

If the real estate taxes for the second half of 2020 are not paid on or before Feb. 3, 2021, the amount of the installment is past due. Beginning Feb. 4, 2021, a 10% penalty is applied, and starting March 1, 2021, interest at 10% per annum begins to accrue on any unpaid amount of this real estate tax for the second-half of 2020.

Penalties and interest continue to apply and accrue on past due installments. The County cannot issue refunds to taxpayers who have already voluntarily paid their real estate taxes for the second-half of 2020, and who seek a refund solely because of the extended deadline.

Visit the County tax website for additional details. Please note that the payment portal may still reflect the Dec. 5, 2020, payment deadline for several days or weeks. The County is working actively to update it.


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