Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes
If you own real estate or personal property within the Town, you are required to pay taxes to the Town of Rural Retreat and Wythe County. Town tax tickets are mailed in early October and are payable by January 5th of the following year to avoid penalty. These taxes are due on an annual basis. A $20.00 license fee will be added to the personal property tax bill for any vehicles owned on January 1st of the tax year. The license fee will not be prorated.
Contact Commissioner of Revenue for Assessments & Adjustments
The Treasurer's Office has no authority to make any assessments or adjustments. Please contact the Wythe County Commissioner of the Revenue if you have any questions regarding your assessments at 276-223-6015. Assessments are based on ownership as of January 1st.
Real Estate .189 per $100 assessed value
Personal Property .50 per $100 assessed value
Mobile Home .189 per $100 assessed value
Machine & Tool .15 per $100 assessed value
Meals Tax 5%
Lodging Tax 5%