The personal property tax is levied annually on vehicles that are owned in Waynesboro on January 1. The tax is billed around the second week in October with a due date of December 5. The personal property tax is not prorated for persons moving out of Waynesboro or for the disposal of a vehicle after January 1. It is due for the full year. Vehicles that are normally garaged outside Virginia but have Virginia license plates are taxed by the Virginia locality where they are registered.