Proration

Proration of Personal Property Taxes in Warren County

In Warren County, personal property taxes have been prorated since January 1, 1996. This means that the tax is calculated based on how long during the tax year you own the property. Here's what you need to do in various situations:

If you dispose of a vehicle:

  1. Notify the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) immediately or within 30 days.
  2. Notify the Commissioner of the Revenue's office within 30 days.

If you purchase a new or used vehicle:

  1. Notify the Commissioner of the Revenue's office within 30 days to avoid late filing penalties.
  2. Purchase a Warren County Vehicle License or Town of Front Royal Vehicle License transfer within 30 days.

If you move in or out of Warren County:

  1. Notify the local Commissioner's office within 30 days.
  2. Notify the DMV of your new address; make sure to change the garaged jurisdiction.
  3. Notify the Commissioner's office at the new locality you moved to.
  4. Transfer your County/Town vehicle license, if applicable.