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Mission Statement:
To be responsible for management of the County’s finances guided by the fiscal policies adopted by the Board of Supervisors while promoting excellence, quality, and efficiency of operations by enhancing the ability of our employees to serve our internal and external customers in an outstanding manner. 

What We Do:
The Department of Finance is responsible for the County’s overall financial management including: financial reporting, assessment and collection of all local revenues, cash management, debt management, risk management, and financial systems management functions.  Finance provides services to the public and local government entities, including Albemarle County Joint Entities, and Public Schools.   Services provided include:  payroll; accounts payable; procurement; capital financing; general accounting, quarterly and annual financial reporting; economic vitality monitoring and reporting; and, revenue forecasting for County budgeting purposes.

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The Finance Department is comprised of the following divisions: 


Administration    Revenue Administration – Collections    Business License and Taxation    Real Estate

Purchasing    Accounting    Payroll





Tax Bill Payment Deadline Extended to Thursday, December 6, 2018
Extension applies to all payment methods

Albemarle County’s personal property and real estate taxes payment deadline has been extended by one day, to Thursday, December 6, 2018. The extension is due to the US Postal Service’ closure in observance of the national day of mourning for President George HW Bush on December 5. All payments, regardless of payment method, will be accepted through December 6 without penalty.