Franklin D. Edmondson, MCR
Commissioner of the Revenue
City Hall Building
801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA. 23704
Office of the Commissioner
of The Revenue
We are the chief tax assessor, both
individual and commercial, for the City of Portsmouth.
We are here to ensure the equitable assessment and proper
compliance of all state and local tax codes as they pertain to
personal property, state income, business licenses, food,
alcohol, lodging, amusement and short term rental taxes.
Being a constitutional office and elected by the people, we
value accuracy, helpfulness, courtesy, respect, integrity and
fairness to the public.
We provide these services for the Citizens of Portsmouth and to
aid in the continued growth of our community.