Governor John P. deJongh, Jr. has signed an Executive Order which sets the dates for payment, delinquency, and appeal of 2006 U.S. Virgin Islands real property taxes. Governor deJongh’s Executive Order states that the Tax Assessor has determined that all 2006 real property tax bills to both residential and commercial property owners have been issued and that new dates for the payment of these bills, when they become delinquent and the deadline for appeal are now required.  The Governor has set July 1, 2009 as the date that all 2006 real property tax bills shall be due and payable and such bills shall be delinquent if not paid before July 31, 2009.  The last day for filing an appeal of the 2006 real property tax assessment is set for August 14, 2009.

For additional information, the U.S. Virgin Islands taxpayers should contact the Office of the Tax Assessor on each respective island: on St. Croix: (340) 773-6449; on St. Thomas: (340) 776-8505 and on St. John: (340) 776-6767.