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Important Temporary Change DUE TO COVID-19:
The Chesapeake Commissioner of the Revenue's Office is open to the public; however, we strongly encourage citizens to conduct business by mail, email, fax, phone or dropbox at one of our four office locations. Please call 757-382-6738 to determine if coming into the office is necessary.
The Business Tax section of the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue assesses business personal property taxes, machinery and tools, and farm equipment. Our office also issues City business licenses and administers special taxes on meal, lodging, excavations, cigarettes, admissions, and rental equipment.