Business Licenses

Anyone who is conducting business within the town limits needs to obtain a business license from the Town office.  The first step is to fill out the Business License Application and return it to the Town office. 

A business license is good for one calendar year (January 1 - December 31).

Existing businesses will receive a renewal form in the mail by January 15 of each year.  Business license renewals and taxes are due by March 1 of each year.  The tax may be a flat tax or based upon a percentage of gross receipts.  Tax rates vary among business categories, and depending on the business type, additional requirements may also need to be met before a business can begin.

For first applicants, a fee is paid on the initial application based on estimated gross receipts.  When renewing the license the following year, a fee is paid based on the prior year's actual gross receipts.  If there is a difference between the estimated gross receipts and the actual gross receipts, an adjustment will be made.  All subsequent renewals will be based on the prior year's gross receipts.

Business License Forms
Other Business Responsibilities
Businesses are also responsible for several other taxes, such as: Contact Information
If you have questions about business licenses please call the Town Office at (540) 955-1099 or contact us via email.