Decal Design Competition
The winner of the 2018-1019 Decal Competition is:
Her pastel drawing, entitled “The Arlington Skyline and Potomac River,” won by majority vote. Over 3,600 votes were tallied in the six weeks of county-wide voting, and votes came from every corner of the county.
Workmaster’s description of her design: “My piece fuses both the nature and city aspect of Arlington. The juxtaposition of the serenity of nature and the bustling city behind it shows that Arlington is both beautiful and cosmopolitan. My piece represents how different parts of Arlington come together to form one community.”
191 Arlington high school students submitted designs. Workmaster was a finalist in 2016 and 2017, as well. She is an 11th grader at Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School.
The Treasurer’s Office used Instant Runoff Voting (IRV). For information on IRV, please read here.
Tax Prepayment Refunds
If you prepaid your 2018 Arlington County property taxes and would now like to request a refund, please read these important instructions . Please note that if you paid by credit card, we cannot refund convenience fees.
The Internal Revenue Service published an advisory on December 27, 2017 regarding deductibility of prepaid property taxes.
Please read the Statement on Tax Assessments for more information.
2017-18 Green Arlington County Decal
The green Arlington County decal was due on your windshield by November 15, 2017.
Real Estate Tax Penalties
The first installment of Real Estate tax is due every year on June 15. The second installment is due every year on October 5. If you do not pay in full by the deadlines, tax penalties will apply. Read here for details. Please do one of the following to make a payment:
- Go to https://capp.arlingtonva.us. Log in to your CAPP account or make a Quick Payment.
- Mail your payment to 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 201, Arlington, VA 22201.
- Visit us at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 201 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
County Board Approves Increase in Transient Occupancy Tax
- Increase will yield $1.25 million for travel and tourism promotion
- Move follows action by Virginia General Assembly
- Takes effect July 1
The Arlington County Board has approved an increase of 0.25 percent in the transient occupancy tax charged for hotel rooms in Arlington, which will yield approximately $1.25 million in revenue for travel and tourism promotion in the County in Fiscal Year 2017.
Are you renting out an Arlington address for short term transient stays (Airbnb, etc.)?
If you’re making money offering short-term lodging in an Arlington home, you need to collect the local 5.25-percent transient occupancy tax. It is easy to comply with local regulations by following these steps.
EasyPark, Arlington's in-Vehicle Parking Meter
- Pay only for the time you are parked
- Purchase and reload online
- iParks can still be used
The successor to Arlington’s popular iPark device, EasyPark combines the ease of coin-free/credit card-free parking with the convenience of Internet customer service. Go to www.easyparkusa.com/arlingtonva to see how to purchase your EasyPark device.
Customers who have iParks can still use and reload their iParks for as long as they last. Reload your iPark over the phone at 703-228-3082 or at the Arlington Treasurer’s Office, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Window 215.
Read more here.
DMV at Courthouse
Did you know there's an alternative to going to the DMV on Four Mile Run? The DMV Select at Courthouse can help with many common services.
New Resident Checklist
If you've recently moved to Arlington, either from another state or another jurisdiction, you need to do certain things as soon as possible.
Leaving Arlington Checklist
If you're leaving Arlington, either staying in Virginia or moving out of the state, you need to do certain things as soon as possible.
Use the Tax Calendar to avoid late filing and payment penalties. You may also choose to sign up for Billpayer Notification through the Treasurer's Office.