Residents of the City of Alexandria who are 65 years of age or older or who are permanently and totally disabled as of Nov. 15 may be eligible for the City’s Real estate Tax Relief or Deferral Program for the Elderly or Disabled.
The City’s Personal Property Tax Relief Program for senior or permanently disabled, City residents allows eligible applicants to be exempt from payment of personal property tax on one vehicle.
The City offers a full real estate tax exemption to veterans with total and permanent service-connected disability and their surviving spouses, subject to the terms in Virginia Code § 58.1-3219.5. Additionally, the City also offers a full personal property tax exemption on a single vehicle to veterans with total and a permanent service-connected disability, subject to the terms in Virginia Code § 58.1-3668. For spouses of veterans killed in action, the City offers a full real estate tax exemption, subject to the terms in Virginia Code § 58.1-3219.9.
For homeowners experiencing financial difficulties, the City continues to offer payment plans and the Automatic Bank Debit Program for real estate taxes. These homeowners may also benefit from programs available through the Office of Housing and the Department of Human Services.