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Local Requirements for your Business

Business license? Zoning? Hundreds of other business-related questions? The Alleghany Highlands has the resources to answer them.

 

Alleghany County

For a business license business license, contact:
Valerie Bruffey, Commissioner of Revenue
9212 Winterberry Ave.
Covington, VA 24426

540-893-6640

For zoning and zoning permits, contact:
Michele R. “Shelly” Dudley, County Planner
9212 Winterberry Ave.
Covington, VA 24426

540-893-6650

Local Taxes:

      Business License $15.00 Application Fee
      Contractor $0.08/$100 sales
      Retail/Direct Service $0.10/$100 sales
      Financial/Professional $0.29/$100 sales
      Repair/Service $0.18/$100 sales
      Wholesale $0.05/$100 purchases
      Meals Tax 4% of sales
      Lodging Tax 5% of sales
      Real Estate $0.71/$100
      Personal Property $5.95/$100
      Fixtures Assessed at 15% of original cost
              Machinery/Tools Assessed at 15% of original cost

City of Covington
For a business license business license, contact:
Cathy Kimberlin, Commissioner of Revenue
333 W. Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426

540-965-6352

For zoning and zoning permits, contact:
Eric Tyree
Zoning Administrator
333 W. Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-965-6356

Local Taxes:

      Business License $30.00 on gross receipts
      Contractor $0.16/$100 sales
      Retail/Direct Service $0.20/$100 sales
      Financial/Professional $0.58/$100 sales
      Repair/Service $0.36/$100 sales
      Wholesale $0.12/$100 sales
      Meals Tax 8% of gross receipts
      Lodging Tax 6% of gross receipts
      Real Estate $0.75/$100
      Personal Property $5.60/$100 **Assessed at 10% of original cost
      Fixtures *Assessed at 15% of original cost
              Machinery/Tools $5.52/$100 **Assessed at 15% of original cost

Town of Clifton Forge
For a business license business license, contact:
LeAnna Tyler, Finance Director
547 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

540-863-2502

For zoning and zoning permits, contact:
Director of Community Development
547 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

540-863-2509

Local Taxes:

      Business License $28.50 Minimum
      Contractor $0.15/$100 sales
      Retail/Direct Service $0.19/$100 sales
      Financial/Professional $0.58/$100 sales
      Repair/Service $0.34/$100 sales
      Wholesale $0.23/$100 sales
      Meals Tax 5% of sales
      Lodging Tax 5% of sales
      Real Estate $0.21/$100
      Personal Property $6.70/$100
      Fixtures *Assessed at 15% of original cost
             Machinery/Tools $5.52 per $100 **Assessed at 15% of original cost

 

Town of Iron Gate
For information about a business license, contact:
Joyce Aldridge
401 Commerce Street
Iron Gate, VA 24448

540-862-0770

Local Taxes:

      Business License $30.00 on first $25,000
      Contractor $0.15/$100 sales
      Retail/Direct Service $0.15/$100 sales
      Financial/Professional $0.15/$100 sales
      Repair/Service $0.15/$100 sales
      Wholesale $150.00/year
      Meals Tax 4% of sales
      Lodging Tax Not taxed
      Real Estate $0.21/$100
      Personal Property $1.00/$100
      Fixtures Assessed at 15% of original cost
              Machinery/Tools Assessed at 15% of original cost