BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE
TOWN OF LOUISA FOR TAX YEAR: 2021
To determine Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) Taxes due to the Town of Louisa by the authority of Virginia Code Section 58.1-3700 and Louisa Town Code Chapter 103: (Licensing), please complete and return enclosed form by March 1, 2021. (Penalties will apply if the application is received after this date.)
Jessica Ellis, Treasurer
As the applicant, it is your responsibility to comply with proper zoning regulations. If you have any questions please contact the Town Zoning Administrator at (540) 967-1400. Additionally, all building codes must meet Louisa County guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact a Louisa County Building Official at (540) 967-3430.
Gross receipts include all earnings, receipts, fees, commissions and income from the operation of the trade, business, occupation or profession without any deductions for the prior tax year for all business conducted within the Louisa Town limits.
The fee for most licenses, unless otherwise stated in Louisa Town Code, are as follows:
- $0.175 per $100 gross receipts
- This rate applies to Retail, Financial, Real Estate, Professional, Repair, Personal, & Business Services
- Contractors: $0.15 per hundred of gross receipts
- Wholesalers: $0.05 per $100 of purchases
- Itinerant merchants or peddlers $200 per year.
A separate license will be issued for each type of business performed, as required by the uniform BPOL Ordinance. This will not result in any additional cost to you. Please report gross receipts for each classification that applies to your business.