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Public Rights-of-Way Use Fee

Every certificated provider that provides local exchange telephone service to end users in the City shall collect the public rights-of-way use fee on a per access line basis by adding the fee to each end user's monthly bill for local exchange telephone service.

Due Dates

Public rights-of-way use fee reports and payments are due within two months after the end of each calendar quarter.

Month Taxes
Collected from Customer
Due Date
January -- MarchMay 31
April -- JuneAugust 31
July -- SeptemberNovember 30
October -- DecemberFebruary 28

Computation of Tax

The public rights-of-way use fee is set by the Virginia Department of Transportation annually. The current fee is $0.97 per access line per month. 

Filing Procedures

Within two months after the end of each calendar quarter, providers must submit all fees collected from end users during the quarter.

Persons liable for the tax must pay the tax to and file reports with:

Tax Audit, Research & Analysis
Department of Finance
City of Alexandria - Miscellaneous Tax
P.O. Box 34939
Alexandria, VA 22334-0939

Public Rights-of-Way Use Fee Report Form (PDF)

Report forms may also be obtained from:

Tax Audit, Research & Analysis
301 King Street, Room 1700
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.3903
Email: Email button(1) 

Business Records and Reports Subject to Audit

Any person liable for the tax should keep current and accurate records for audit by the City.

301 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.3900
Fax: 703.838.4987
E-mail

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.