Why does the name of the former owner appear on my tax bill?
The Code of Virginia requires all real estate assessments be assessed in the name of the owner as of January 1st each tax year. When property is sold during the year the mailing address is changed to be sent in care of the new owner. The new owners name will appear on the top line of the bill as of January 1st the following year.

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1. What is the real estate tax rate?
2. Where can I find out how much I paid in real estate taxes on my property?
3. Where can I find out how my property is assessed?
4. Where can I get a copy of a survey of my property?
5. Where are the maps of all the parcels in Orange County?
6. How do I find out who is the current owner of a piece of property?
7. My spouse recently passed away. How do I remove his/her name from the bill?
8. Why does the name of the former owner appear on my tax bill?
9. Why do I have an improvement value on my tax bill and I have not made any improvements to my property?
10. Does Orange County bill for supplemental value do to new building(s) constructed being complete or substantially complete during the year?
11. Does Orange County offer a Veteran Exemption for Real Estate Taxes for Veterans?