What are the Commissioners duties as they relate to Real Estate?

The Commissioner of the Revenue is the Real Property Tax Administrator for the County as such we maintain all records of ownership based on deed transfers, wills, chancery and special warranty deeds, create new parcels based on recordation in the Clerk of Circuit Courts, assess annually all taxes on each taxable parcel, supplement and exonerate all changes in value, maintain tax maps, administer all tax exemptions and special assessment programs of the County and State. In addition, we oversee the Public Service taxation and Bank Franchise validation for the Commonwealth.

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1. I have a question related to how much tax I remit annually; as such do I seek answers from the Assessor or Board of Supervisors?
2. What are the Commissioners duties as they relate to Real Estate?
3. How do the values listed in the Land Book differ from the values found on the Real Estate Assessment website?
4. How do tax maps differ from the GIS Mapping?
5. What is the purpose of the Land Use Program?
6. Why does the Mailing Address on my real estate record differ from other property records in the County?
7. Why are some properties Tax Exempt?
8. How are Tax Relief programs administered?
9. Why does my Tax Bill indicate I have an additional tax to the nominal rate assessed all other property?