Pay Taxes

Northampton County 2019 Personal Property Tax and Real Estate Tax bills are currently being mailed out. 

Envelopes must be postmarked on or before December 5, 2019. There is a 10% Penalty – 10% Interest per year if not paid by due date. 

Need to make a payment? There are many ways to pay Northampton County taxes:

Payment will be processed fastest if you mail the enclosed coupon and envelope to the Lockbox address.


• Mail the payment along with bottom portion of the tax bill to:
Northampton County Treasurer's Office 
PO Box 598 
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

• Use online payment system at Official Payments. Please be aware the taxpayer will be charged a 3% convenience fee for credit card payments. 

• You may also call in the payment to the Northampton County Treasurer's office with your credit card information at 757-678-0450. 
The 3% convenience fee for credit card payments will still apply. 

• In person: 
Northampton County Treasurer's Office 
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

Northampton County accepts checks, cash, money orders and all major credit cards. 

Please check for accuracy. Processing may be delayed if the check amount does not match the amount on the coupon or if payments were made through a bank bill pay. 

For change of address and any adjustments that need to be made to the assessment, please contact the Commissioner of Revenue’s office before you make a payment at: 

Charlene Gray
Commissioner of the Revenue
Northampton County Commissioner of Revenue
PO Box 65
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

757-678-0446 ext. 506, 502 or 507

Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM

Reminder: Some Real Estate tax payments are received electronically from mortgage companies through escrow accounts. These are received by the Treasurer’s office on or before the December 5th deadline. Please check with your mortgage lender to determine if your taxes are paid through your escrow. 

If you need to call the Treasurer’s office, please leave a message. The office is very busy this time of year but all phone messages will be returned by the next day. They may be reached by phone at: 757-678-0450. 

For further information about taxes, tax rates, tax relief programs, assessments, paying your tax bill or why we should pay property taxes please visit the Commissioner of Revenue’s webpages, the County Treasurer's webpages and the Why Pay Property Tax?page on the Northampton County website.


General Information

Since 1870, the Virginia Constitution has required that the post of Treasurer be an elected office. The Treasurer of the County is responsible for collecting revenues in the form of taxes and fees. These revenues include:

  • Real estate taxes
  • Personal property taxes
  • License taxes
  • Permit fees
  • State income taxes
  • Court, sheriff and clerk fees

The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining and reconciling the county bank accounts. The Treasurer receives funds from building and zoning fees, transient occupancy taxes, food and beverage taxes, sheriff fees, and fees from the courts.

The Treasurer records manual journal entries for all state funds, all accounts payable and payroll checks from the school system and for all outgoing vouchers from the Department of Social Services.

The Treasurer also manages the investment of local funds and maintains the county's financial records in conjunction with the finance department.

Payments for Real Estate and Personal Property taxes can be made at Official Payments website


**Please Note:

If you have a DMV Stop due to delinquent taxes please contact Jennifer Simpson at 757-678-0444 ext. 548. 
In office payment is preferred. If you pay online, allow up to 3 business days for payment to be processed. 

Important Tax Dates

January 1st

Animal License go on sale.

January 15

4th quarter state estimated tax payment due from prior year

January 31

Deadline for purchasing current dog license

May 1

1st-qtr. State estimated income tax due

June 15

2nd-qtr. State estimated income tax due

September 15

3rd-qtr. State estimated income tax due

Dec 5

Deadline to pay current year County taxes without penalties

Department Staff Information

Cindy Bradford

Pat Gorman


Antoinette Smith


Phone: 757-678-0450
Fax: 757-678-0483

Northampton County Treasurer's Office
PO Box 598
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9 AM - 5 PM