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Franklin D. Edmondson, MCR
Commissioner of the Revenue
City Hall Building
801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA. 23704
(757) 393-8771


Office of the Commissioner of The Revenue
Contact Us

The Commissioner of the Revenue's office is filled with highly trained professionals who will provide the best in customer service.

Contact the team leaders for further information or to let them know how their teams can better serve you!


Team Team Leader (Email) Telephone
Commissioner Franklin D. Edmondson, MCR (757) 393-8700
Chief Deputy Cardell C. Patillo, Sr., MDCR (757) 393-8342
Senior Deputy Wanda N. Smith, MDCR (757) 393-8771 X 2116
Personal Property/DMV Select Lead Deputy Kelly Rice, MDCR (757) 393-8779 X 2106
State Income Tax Kelly Rice, MDCR (757) 393-8773 X 2105
Business/Fiduciary Tax Lead Deputy Gwen Thompson, MDCR (757) 393-8779 X 2120
Audit/Compliance Wanda N. Smith (757) 393-8771 X 2116


Please contact us if you have any State Income questions by clicking here.
Please contact us if you have any Personal Property questions by clicking here.
Please contact us if you have any Business related questions by clicking here.


Please contact us if you have any general questions by clicking here.
For web based email please use the following address: revenue@portsmouthva.gov

Reporting Violations

We encourage citizens to report any possible violations of a business operating in the City of Portsmouth.

If you would like to report any information about a business not complying with the Commonwealth of Virginia laws or the City Code for the City of Portsmouth, please contact us by phone, e-mail or mail:


Telephone: 757-393-8771 X 2116
Email: smithw@portsmouthva.gov
Mail: Audit/Compliance
Commissioner of the Revenue
801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704-3870


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