How To Obtain a Business License
To start a business in the City of Lynchburg, please follow these steps:
- You must obtain a Letter of Approval from the Community Development Department. There is no charge for this document.
Contact Community Development 434-455-3900
Contact the Inspections Department
the Circuit Court. There is a $10 charge to register the name.
Contact the Clerk's office
You must complete a Business License Application and submit it to the Commissioner of the Revenue along with copies of the above documents. The completed application can be
to firstname.lastname@example.org. The business license fee is based on gross receipts (gross purchases for wholesalers). You must estimate the gross receipts from the start of your business until the end of the current calendar year. Once you have been in business for a full calendar year, the license will be based on the previous year's gross receipts.
The following schedule is utilized to determine the amount of the business license tax:
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