APPLICANT NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS:
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS TRUE AND COMPLETE. I UNDERSTAND MY OBLIGATION FOR THIS LICENSE. BUSINESS LICENSE RECEIPTS ARE
SUBJECT TO AUDIT.
City of Richmond, Virginia
Division of Collections
900 East Broad Street, Room 102
P.O. Box 26505
Richmond, VA 23261-6505
APPLICATION FOR CITY OF
RICHMOND BUSINESS LICENSE
FORM BLR-18
LICENSE YEAR 2018
Account #
IMPORTANT: Renewal application must be filed
and taxes and/or fees paid in full by 3/1/2018.
Your 2017 license expired 12/31/2017.
This license must be surrendered upon demand.
BUSINESS TYPE DESCRIPTION
TAX
RATE
TAX DUE / (REFUND)
2017 ACTUAL
GROSS RECEIPTS
2017 TAX DUE 2017 TAX PAID
.00 X =
A
B
2017 LICENSE TAX ADJUSTMENT 2017
CALCULATE ADJUSTMENTS ONLY IF YOUR BUSINESS BEGAN AFTER JANUARY 15, 2016
INSTRUCTIONS:
Type or print only.
Provide complete information.
Sign in the space provided at the bottom of the application.
Return with check payable to “City of Richmond”.
A 2018 business license will be returned to you.
For assistance call (804) 646-7000.
For information or forms, visit our website at www.richmondgov.com.
IMPORTANT PLEASE READ:
Up to 10% penalty will be added (subject to a minimum penalty) if
payment is not postmarked or received by the Department of Finance on
or before March 1, 2018.
Your business must be properly zoned before you may begin operating
(Zoning phone no. (804) 646-6340).
All trade / assumed names must be registered with the Clerk of the
Circuit Court before the license can be issued (Clerk’s phone no.
(804)646-6530).
If gross receipts for 2017 were $100,000 or more, please see reverse.
You will receive a separate renewal form for each line of business or
charge on your account (i.e. Restaurant, Beer & Wine and Mixed
Beverage will produce 3 renewal forms).
TELEPHONE: FAX:
EMAIL ADDRESS:
EMPLOYER NO. OR S.S. NO.:
RICHMOND CITY BUSINESS ADDRESS:
COMPANY:
TRADE NAME:
PRESIDENT:
REGISTERED AGENT:
NO./STREET:
CITY/STATE/ZIP:
TELEPHONE:
A B
DATE CEASED BUSINESS IN RICHMOND: MM DD YY CHECK ONE: q INDIVIDUAL q PART. q CORP. q LLC
LICENSE PREPARER OTHER THAN LICENSEE: FAX #: ( ) -
DATE BEGAN BUSINESS IN RICHMOND: MM DD YY CERT OF OCCUPANCY NUMBER:
SSN OR FED ID#: VA SALES TAX #: TELEPHONE #: ( ) -
Account Number:
2018 CITY OF RICHMOND 2018
BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, & OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE
Account Number:
CAT TYPE ABC# BUSINESS TYPE DESCRIPTION 2017 GROSS RECEIPTS TAX RATE AMOUNT DUE
.00 X =
LICENSEE:
AMOUNT
PENALTY
T/A:
INTEREST
TOTAL
AMOUNT PAID
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Printed Signature
Date _________ Phone __________________ Name _____________________________ (Required) _____________________________
GENERAL INFORMATION
v License Fee: Businesses with gross receipts greater than or equal to $5,000, but less than $100,000, pay only the $30
license fee. Businesses with receipts less than $5,000 pay no fee.
v BPOL Guidelines: Revised BPOL guidelines may be obtained by contacting the Virginia Department of Taxation at
(804) 440-2541 or on the Internet at www.tax.virginia.gov
.
v Contractors: Virginia law requires all contractors to provide written certification of their compliance with the Virginia
Workers’ Compensation Act prior to the issuance or renewal of their business license. A copy of the certification form
may be obtained by contacting the Insurance Department of the Virginia Compensation Commission at (877) 664-2566;
or, a copy may also be obtained at www.vwc.state.va.us
or www.richmondgov.com/Finance/forms.aspx.
v Failure to Obtain a License: Criminal offense, punishable by fine, imprisonment and/or business closure.
v Signature: Required. Your signature indicates you are aware of all the applicable obligations associated with this
license, including Personal Property Taxes and Zoning Requirements.
v Business Changes: Contact the City of Richmond at 311, locally; (804) 646-7000 out of town, Monday Friday
8:00 AM 5:00 PM or E-mail finance@richmondgov.com
to report any changes in name, address, or classification. If
your businesses moves within the City of Richmond, you must contact zoning to ensure compliance.
v Errors & Omissions: Should any information contained in this package differ from existing City Ordinances, the
current Ordinances as enacted by Richmond City Council shall prevail.
DUE DATE CALENDAR
Ÿ January 16 Real Estate Taxes 1st Half Payment Due
Ÿ March 1 Business License Renewal Application and Payment Due
Ÿ March 1 Business Personal Property and Machinery & Tools Returns Due
Ÿ March 31 Tax Relief Application and Renewal Due
Ÿ June 1 Bank Franchise Tax Payment Due
Ÿ June 5 Property Taxes (Personal, Business, Machinery & Tools) Payment Due
Ÿ June 14 Real Estate Taxes 2nd Half Payment Due
Ÿ June 16 Public Service Corporation Taxes Payment Due
Ÿ June 15 Business License 2nd Half Payment Due
Ÿ December 31 Workers’ Compensation Certification Due (for 2018 tax year)
Ÿ 15th of Every Month Consumer Utility Taxes Due the Second Month Following Collection
Ÿ 20th of Every Month Admissions, Lodging, Meals Taxes Due the Month Following Collection
Ÿ 15th of Every April, July, October, & January Daily Rental Taxes Payment Due
In the event a due date falls on a weekend or a federal holiday, the tax may be paid on the next business day
without penalty.
Address Correction
Address: _________________________________
_________________________ __________ _____
_________________________ __________ _____
_________________________ __________ _____
PhoneNumber: ___________________________
FaxNumber: ___________________________
E-mailAddress: ___________________________
City of Richmond, Virginia
Division of Collections
900 East Broad Street, Room 102
P.O. Box 26505
Richmond, VA 23261-6505
CITY LICENSE RATES WHEN TAX BASE EXCEEDS $99,999 (Exception: Businesses that are subject to the flat tax.)
Professional $.58 per $100 of gross receipts Peddler/Sidewalk Vendor $300 Flat Tax
Personal Services $.36 per $100 of gross receipts Restaurant $.36 per $100 of gross receipts
Retail Merchant $.20 per $100 of gross receipts Repair Services $.36 per $100 of gross receipts
Wholesale Merchant $.22 per $100 of purchases Itinerant Merchant $500 Flat Tax
Contractor $.19 per $100 of gross receipts Beer & Wine $75 Flat Tax
Mixed Beverage Seating
1-100 = $200 101-150 = $350
Over 150 = $500
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