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PHONE:  (540) 375-3019|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:
MAIL:  P.O. Box 869, Salem, VA 24153 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Commissioner of the Revenue

PHONE:  (540) 375-3019|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:
MAIL:  P.O. Box 869, Salem, VA 24153 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153
Property Tax Message from The Commissioner

You may see an increase in value from 2021 to 2022. Over the past two years vehicle values have increased as a result of decreased new vehicle inventory due to computer chip shortages. Used vehicle inventory is down because rental companies and individuals were unable to purchase new vehicles which has led them to purchase the available used vehicles.  This has limited the number of used vehicles available and added to the market shortage.  These increased vehicle values will impact assessments across the State of Virginia. Click here for full info.

Business License 2019


Personal Property: $3.40
Business Tangible Property: $3.40
Business Machinery & Tools: $3.20


Tax Payment Deadline for Personal Property and Business Tangible Property is May 31st
Business License renewal deadline is March 1st

Salem Welcomes New Businesses!

As the Commissioner of the Revenue for the City of Salem it is our mission to serve our citizens with the outstanding service necessary to ensure they are left with a lasting positive impression of our entire office. It is the small things that matter and are remembered by the citizen. Our goal is to exceed the Citizens expectations of the office and thus gain their trust and support of the jobs that we do.

The Commissioner's office is responsible for implementing the tax policy decisions of Salem City Council. We are the checks and balances between the local government, Treasurer's Office and the citizens.

Kristie D. Chittum, MDCR :
Commissioner of the Revenue

Sidney C. Kuzmich, MDCR :
Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue, Business Tax Auditor, Business License, Bank Franchise Tax

Kelly L. Dusenberry,
Mobile Homes, Personal Property, Business Tangible Property, Fiduciary Taxes

Rose M.
Personal Property, Public Service Tax

Kristina R. Guilliams :
Personal Property, Boats

The Commissioner of the Revenue's Office is responsible for a variety of tasks including: