County of Greensville, Virginia

Business Taxes

Commissioner of the Revenue

1781 Greensville County Circle
Room 132
Emporia, Virginia 23847
Phone: (434) 348-4227
Fax: (434) 348-3189

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Staff

Martha S. Swenson, Master Commissioner of Revenue

Tax Deadlines

Business License
March 1

Transit Lodging Room Rental Tax
Last day of the month following the month of collection

Food and Beverage Tax
20th day of the month following the month of collection


Staff

Martha S. Swenson - Photo

Martha S. Swenson

Commissioner of the Revenue
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Business, Professional, Occupational License

Anyone starting a business and not previously licensed in Greensville County must apply for a business, professional, or occupational license prior to beginning business. License fee is based on estimate of gross receipts from starting date through December 31.

If licensed the previous year, a person must apply for a license prior to March 1. License fee is based on the previous year's gross receipts from January 1 to December 31.

Business license applications can be obtained from the Commissioner of the Revenue's office; they can also be downloaded from this web site. Applications cannot be submitted electronically.

Forms and Applications

Click on the links below to download the appropriate application packet(s) as well as supplemental documents and forms: 

Transit Lodging Room Rental Tax

Transit lodging tax applies to any public or private hotel, motel, boarding house, travel campground, apartment hotel, tourist home or house, rooming house, or other lodging place within Greensville County where charges are made for the occupancy of any room or space occupied. A fee of 5% of the total amount paid for room rental by or for any such transient to any lodging facility. Gross receipts must be reported and submitted by the last day of the month following the month of collection. A penalty of 5% for each month of delinquency (not to exceed 25% in the aggregate) provided, however, that in no case shall the penalty be less than $10.00 and such minimum penalty shall apply whether or not any tax is due for the period for which such return is required. In addition, there shall be added to such unpaid tax, interest at the rate of 8% per annum on the amount of tax delinquent, such interest to commence on the first day of the month following the month in which such taxes are due.

Forms and applications can be obtained from the Commissioner of the Revenue's office or from this website. Applications cannot be submitted electronically.

Forms and Applications

Click on the link below to download the Transit Lodging Room Rental Tax application packet:

Food and Beverage Tax

Tax applies to the sale of prepared food & beverage items. Greensville County imposes a 4% Food & Beverage Tax that must be reported and submitted by the 20th day of the month following the month of collection. A penalty of 10% plus interest of 10% per annum shall be charged on all taxes and penalties not paid when due.

Applications and forms may be obtained from the Commissioner of the Revenue's office or from this website. Applications cannot be submitted electronically.

Forms and Applications

Click on the link below to download the Food and Beverage Tax application packet:

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