Goochland Commissioner of Revenue
The office is located on the main floor in the Administration Building Room 230
Office Hours: 8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Department Address: 1800 Sandy Hook Road P.O.Box 60
Goochland, Virginia 23063
Phone: (804) 556-5807
Fax: (804) 556-2483
Contacts: ( Click on contact's name for email )
Jean S. Bryant, Commissioner of Revenue
Kim Cross, Chief Deputy
Jennifer Brown, Deputy
Courtney Batten, Deputy
Sandra Wray, Deputy

General Information:
The Commissioner of the Revenue is a state constitutional officer as set forth in the Constitution of Virginia. It is an elected position for a four-year term. The Commissioner is responsible for:

  • Administering the Tax Relief for the Elderly/Disabled Program
  • Assessing all personal property and certifying vehicles to qualify for the Personal Property Tax Relief Act
  • Overseeing the filing process of Virginia State income tax returns for Goochland residents.
  • Administering county business license

Tax Day
Goochland County is a prorating locality for personal property taxes.  Vehicles and trailers will be taxed for the portion of the year that the personal property is legally located in Goochland County.  The loan value of the January NADA Eastern Edition Used Car Guide is the method of valuing vehicles in Goochland.  Machinery and Tools, boats and business equipment will continue to be taxed based on legal status and ownership as of January 1 of each year.  Forms can be downloaded from this site or you can contact the office.  The Commissioner of the Revenue's office is regulated by the State Code of Virginia and is responsible for upholding the Constitution of the laws of Virginia.

 DMV Select Office

The office is open Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

(Excluding County Holidays and Closings)

Goochland Commissioner of the Revenue’s office now offers a new service…….a DMV Select office.  DMV Select partners conduct secure transactions while you wait.  We offer a wide variety of services, including the following transactions:

  • Vehicle Titles and Registrations: Original (with or without liens), substitute and replacement titles and title maintenance (to change information on title records, adding/removing of names). Original registrations, renewals (including fleets), transfers, re-issues, and plate surrenders.
  • License Plates: Specialized and personalized plate orders, including the issuance of motorcycle, permanent trailer, truck, taxicab and local government use plates.
  • Permits and Placards: Trip permits and overload permits. Original issue of handicapped parking placards.
  • Transcript Requests: Driver transcripts and vehicle transcripts (helpful for those who apply for job where a driver’s transcript is needed initially, submitted periodically or checked by their employer).
  • Return Checks: Full or partial payment of return check fees.
  • Voter Registration Applications

DMV Selects do not issue Driver’s Licenses, Learners Permits or Identification Cards

For phone inquires call DMV directly at (804) 497-7100 or visit

Effective January 1, 2010, the Goochland County Code was changed by the Board of Supervisors to permit proration of personal property tax on motor vehicles and trailers and semitrailers. Under the new procedures, motor vehicles and trailers will be taxed for the portion of the year that the personal property is legally located in Goochland County. The legal location, or “situs,” of a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer is defined as the place where property is normally kept or garaged. Click this link for more information