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.
RENEWAL APPLICATION FOR CITY OF
RICHMOND BUSINESS LICENSE
FORM BLR-20
LICENSE YEAR 2020
Account #
IMPORTANT TAXNOTICE:
Section 26-892, Code of the City of Richmond, has been amended,
effective January 1, 2019 all Business License payments will be due
March 2, 2020. Effective January 1, 2019, installment payments for
Business Licenses were discontinued. Effective January 1, 2019
both Business License and Business Tangible Personal Property
Renewal forms must be filed on or before March 2, 2020.
BUSINESS TYPE DESCRIPTION
TAX
RATE
2019 ACTUAL
GROSS RECEIPTS
2019 TAX DUE
[A]
2019 TAX PAID
[B]
.00 X =
2019 BEGINNERS TAX ADJUSTMENT 2019
ONLY C
OMPLETE TAX ADJUSTMENT SECTION IF YOUR BUSINESS BEGAN AFTER JANUARY 15, 2018.
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 2020 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 2, 2020.
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 State Corporation
Commission before the license can be issued (Clerk’s phone no. (804)371-9733).
If gross receipts for 2019 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:
TAX DUE / (REFUND)
(Subtract [A] from [B] = [C])
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:
2020 CITY OF RICHMOND 2020
BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, & OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE
Account Number:
CAT TYPE ABC# BUSINESS TYPE DESCRIPTION 2019 GROSS RECEIPTS TAX RATE AMOUNT DUE
.00 X =
LICENSEE:
BEGINNERS ADJUSTMENT
PENALTY
T/A:
INTEREST
TOTAL TAXES DUE
AMOUNT PAID
Ü
Printed Signature
Date _________ Phone __________________ Name _____________________________ (Required) _____________________________
[A] [B] [C]
[D]
City of Richmond, Virginia
Division of Collections
900 East Broad Street, Room 102
P.O. Box 26505
Richmond, VA 23261-6505
[C]+[D]
[C]
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
current Ordinances as enacted by Richmond City Council shall prevail.
DUE DATE CALENDAR
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
Ÿ January 14
Ÿ March 2
Ÿ March 2
Ÿ March 31
Ÿ June 1
Ÿ June 5
Ÿ June 15
Ÿ June 15
Ÿ December 31
Real Estate Taxes 1st Half Payment Due
Business License Renewal Application and Payment Due
Business Personal Property and Machinery & Tools Returns Due
Tax Relief Application and Renewal Due
Bank Franchise Tax Payment Due
Property Taxes (Personal, Business, Machinery & Tools) Payment Due
Real Estate Taxes 2nd Half Payment Due
Public Service Corporation Taxes Payment Due
Workers’ Compensation Certification Due (for 2020 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: ___________________________
RENEWAL BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION 2020
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.workcomp.virginia.gov/forms/certificate-workers-compensation-insurance-form-61a
.
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-5:00PM or E-mail fin-
bbtx@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
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