Ever wonder where your real estate tax dollars go in Prince William County? The county has a handy calculator to help home owners see exactly how their tax dollars work in the county. The example at left shows how a home owner with property assessed at about $509,000 has her tax contribution allocated by the Prince William County government. Want to see where YOUR real estate tax dollars go? Wonder how you contribute to county programs and services? Follow the steps below to successfully use the tax calculator
First, be sure you know your current real estate assessment. If you don’t know it, find it here.
Second, enter your property assessment information at the Your Tax Dollars At Work Calculator.
Third, click the “details” button to the right of the ‘real estate tax bill’ figure to get deeper information.
Fourth, Once you click the “details” button, you can get a good look at how you are funding county services, like the schools and human services department. The dollar bill chart at the bottom gives a graphical representation of a home owner’s tax dollar spending as well as an accompanying chart.A property owner can dive deep into where tax dollars go in Prince William County