The Division of Public Service Taxation is responsible for
assessing the property of public service corporations for local taxation,
collecting various taxes and fees on the companies it assesses, and obtaining
annual reports from certain types of public service companies.
The Division of Public Service Taxation (PST) is responsible for
the assessment of all property of Public Service Corporations for local taxation.
This includes electric, gas, telecommunications, and water companies.
Our goal is to effectively and equitably assess all property and to accurately
distribute the assessed values to each city, county, and town in which the
property is located. The Public Service Taxation Division is also responsible
for the assessment of the Rolling Stock of certain certificated motor vehicle
2017 Assessment Order
Annual reports are due, in most cases, by April 15 and include
all real and personal property of public service companies. Motor Carriers
must report rolling stock owned or operated in Virginia by March 1.
Taxes and Fees
The division also collects various taxes and fees on the
companies it assesses. A complete description of the taxes and fees is
available on this site.