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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.