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Business License Taxes Due May 3

All businesses located in the City of Lynchburg are required to obtain a license by Monday, May 3. The business license fee is based on gross receipts/purchases. The following schedule is utilized to determine the amount of the business license tax:

Gross Receipts/Purchases           Business License Fee
$0-$10,000                                       No license
$10,000-$50,000                             $30.00 Non-refundable
$50,000-$100,000                           $50.00 
$100,001-$150,000                         $160.00 

The City of Lynchburg does not issue business licenses for businesses with gross receipts/purchases of $10,000
or less.

If gross receipts/purchases are greater than $150,000 the following schedule is utilized: 
•    Retail merchant - 20 cents per $100 of gross receipts
•    Contractor - 16 cents per $100 of gross receipts
•    Business/personal service - 36 cents per $100 of gross receipts
•    Professional service - 58 cents per $100 of gross receipts
•    Wholesale merchant - $20 plus 28 cents per $100 of gross purchases

For more information, contact the Commissioner of the Revenue Office at (434) 455-3880.

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