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Commissioner of Revenue, County of Franklin



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The Commissioner of the Revenue, Margaret S. Torrence is an elected Constitutional Official, chosen by the voters of Franklin County and serves a four year term.

We are constantly striving to improve our office with procedures to better serve the public. Our goal is to provide the highest quality service to the citizens of Franklin County and the towns of Boones Mill and Rocky Mount.

The Commissioner of Revenue is the chief assessing officer of local government.

The Commissioner is responsible for assessing the value of personal property, business personal property, machinery and tools, merchants' capital and processing Virginia State Income Tax returns and quarterly estimated tax payments. The Commissioner administers the Prepared Food and Beverage Tax as well as the Transient Occupancy tax, and issues various business licenses for peddlers, dance hall, amusement machines, etc.

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