The elected post of Treasurer was created in the Virginia Constitution of 1870. The Treasurer's Independent status as an elected official ensures that local funds will be collected, invested and spent by an officer who reports directly to the people.
The Treasurer is the chief financial officer for Mathews County, collecting taxes and local fees, and making payments on behalf of the local government. The Treasurer manages the investment of local funds and maintains records of local finances. The Treasurer is responsible for every form of revenue which comes to Mathews County including: Real Estate Taxes, Tangible Personal Property Taxes, License Taxes, State Income Tax, Court, Sheriff and Clerk Fees and Dog Tags.
Mathews County Treasurer's Office accepts Credit Card Payments
The Mathews County Treasurer's Office now accepts American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard (through Official Payments - a third party vendor) for payment of the following taxes either online, by telephone only or in person:
- Personal Property taxes
- Real Estate taxes
- Vehicle Decals