The treasurer is a constitutional office, elected to a four-year term. The office manages intake of personal property, real estate and state income tax payments, as well as water and sewer bill payments and dog license and permit fees. The treasurer also manages the investment of local funds and maintains records of local finances.
Virginia’s city and county treasurers are the chief financial officers for their localities, collection taxes and local fees, and making payments on behalf of the local government. The treasurer is responsible for every form of revenue which comes to his or her locality including:
Treasurers also manage the investment of local funds and maintain records of local finances.
The elected post of Treasurer was created in the Virginia Constitution of 1870. The Treasurer’s independent status as an elected official ensures that local funds will be collected, invested and spent by an officer who reports directly to the people.
King George County tax rates were set by the Board of Supervisors during the June 20 meeting for 2023 at the following rates: