Botetourt County - Business Directory

The distinctive atmosphere of Botetourt County is remarkable. Today it is the home of one of the most innovative developments in Virginia, Botetourt Center at Greenfield. Officials here are actively pursuing responsible businesses and targeting areas for development so that the County will continue to grow, prosper and remain successful throughout the new millennium.

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Vital Tax Facts
Virginia Sales Tax 4.5%
Virginia State Income Tax
Up to $3,000 2.0%
Next $2,000 3.0% + $60
Next $12,000 5.0% + $120
Next $17,000 5.75% + $720
Botetourt County Taxes
Real Estate Tax--$.70 per $100 of assessed value. Tax on a $70,000 house is $490. Buchanan residents pay an additional town tax of $.19 per $100. Due date: December 5.
Personal Property Tax--$2.55 per $100, based on 100 percent of average loan value less applicable PPTRA credit. Tax on an $8,000 car is $204. Buchanan residents pay an additional town tax of $.325 per $100. Due date: December 5.
Utility Tax--20% on the first $20 of electric bill, not to exceed $3.
Water & Sewer--Water: Minimum $17/month for first 2000 gallons plus $2.65/1,000 gallons. Sewer: $18.50/month flat rate. Limited service area.
Trash Removal--Town pick up in Buchanan only, $10 monthly. Private pick up in other areas. Maximum charge: $14.
Recycling--drop off boxes around county in 7 locations.
Machinery & Tools Tax--$1.80 per $100 assessed value.

Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce
     
P.O. Box 81 • Fincastle, VA 24090
(540) 473-8280 • Fax: 473-8365
e-mail: bccoc@rbnet.com • web: www.bot-co-chamber.com