Deadline for Early Tax Payment is Friday

  The deadline for your 5% discount on your Tax Bill is September 25th, this Friday.  You may now pay online at http://propertytax.vi.gov.  You will need the Control Number and the Invoice Number that is on your tax bill!  If you have questions the telephone number is:  340.776.6737.  This makes life a bit easier living […]

Property Tax Amnesty

  The Office of the Lt Governor has anounced an amnesty  until November 07, 2013  for past due real estate taxes.  Years covered in the amnesty are 2008 to 2011.  Now is the time to pay those back taxes without penalties and interest. The 2012 bills were recently mailed out and if you pay these […]

2011 Property Tax Bills

I understand theVirgin Island’s property tax bills for 2011 are about to be mailed.  Rates are believe to be the same as the 2010 bills, unless there have hgh replacement therapy been significant changes or sale of a property.  I also elieve that the is a 5% dicount if bills are paid by March 25th. […]

2009 VI Property Tax Discount

  The Virgin Islands Government is offer ing a 5% dicount on 2009 property taxes if paid by March 15th.  Pay by end of March to get a 2.5% discount.  After that the full amount is due.  Penalties anad interest start after May 30, 2012. If you want to be sure and get a stamped […]

2009 Virgin Islands Property Taxes

Bills are now in the mail for Virgin Islands 2009 property taxes.  The Tax Assessor is issueing 2 tax bills per year while trying to catch up with bills that were delayed while the Court and Government worked out the resolution of several issues over the past few years.  The 2009 bills are expected to be […]

2008 Property Tax Bills

The 2008 Virgin Islands property tax bills have been mailed.  Amounts for properties that have had no significant improvements should be the same amount as the 2007 tax bill.  If you have not yet received your bill you may want to contact the Tax Assessor here on St. John at 340 776-6698. Merry 340 776-6666  […]

2007 PROPERTY TAXES

I received my 2007 property tax bill today so they should all be in the mail soon.  They are supposed to be the same as 2006.  If you have any questions please let us know and we will try to help. For information on  real estate on St. John, USVI contact Merry  340 776-6666  merryvi@aol.com

VI PROPERTY TAXES

Hi-lights of the most recent court order concerning Virgin Islands property taxes: – The 1998 property values and tax rates shall continue for the 2007, 2008, 2009 tax years. – The governor will submit legislation to the V.I. Senate to extend the waiver of interest and penalties for six months on the 2009 tax year […]

VIRGIN ISLANDS PROPERTY TAXES

Property tax bills for 2006 were mailed in early July so all property owners should have received them by now.  If there is a mortgage on the property bills were likely sent to the lender.  Amount should be the same as the 2005 bills unless there were improvements to the property.  If you have questions, the phone […]

Governor deJongh Signs Bill to Allow Issuance of Real Property Taxes at the 1998 Level

Governor John P. deJongh, Jr. on Monday approved Bill 28-0208 which would authorize the issuance and collection of real property taxes at the 1998 rate and assessment levels. But the governor’s signing of the bill did not come without his expressing deep concern about the negative impact that one of the bill’s sections will have […]

Virgin Islands Property Tax update…

St. John Virgin Islands Proposed property tax rules for the U.S. Virgin Islands would offer discounts and installment plans.  Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis’ office has released a draft plan of property tax payment rules and regulations. The plan gives discounts of up to 5 percent for early payment and allows V.I. property owners to break […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Property Tax Bills Still in Limbo

  Greetings from St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands! Here is the latest on the property tax situation – ST. THOMAS – Chief District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Wednesday denied a motion by the U.S. Virgin Islands government to lift a 2003 injunction and allow property tax bills to be sent out using new property […]

Virgin Islands Property Tax Update

Just when you thought things couldn’t get much worse, an article appears in the Virgin Islands Daily News stating that     “…an attorney who was fired recently after working two months as the executive director for the territory’s Office of the Board of Tax Review has provided information to The Daily News that paints a picture […]

Virgin Islands Property Tax Update

Many Virgin Islands property owners still have some concerns about filing an appeal of 2006 property taxes. Below is an excerpt from an article about our property tax situation from last week’s Virgin Island Daily News: The Tax Review Board must be fully functional and provide for due process for taxpayers who dispute the property […]

NEW BILL TO ADDRESS TAX PROBLEMS

 Our Senator at large has introduced a bill in the Virgin Islands Legislature to correct the valuations for property taxes done recently on St. John.  Not only is Senator Barshinger proposing a proper valuation based on criteria set by certified appraisers, he is also proposing that improvements on St. John be valued the same as on St. Thomas.  […]