Business Taxes

Fairfax County, Virginia

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12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

Juan Rengel,
Division Director

Contact Information for State and County Agencies Who Administer Licenses and Permits for New Businesses

Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL)

Department of Tax Administration
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-222-8234, option 4

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/taxes/business


Business Return of Tangible Personal Property Machinery and Tools (BPP)

Department of Tax Administration
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-222-8234, option 4

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/taxes/business


Trade Name Registration

Fairfax County Circuit Court (Clerk’s Office)
4110 Chain Bridge Rd, 1st Fl., Suite 116
Fairfax, VA 22030

703-691-7320 (Main)

703-246-4904 or 703-246-4261 (Direct)

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/circuit/services/trade-name


Contractor's License

Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR)
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 104
Richmond, VA 23233

804-367-8500

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov/


Workers Compensation

VA Worker’s Compensation Commission
1000 DMV Drive
Richmond, VA 23220

877-664-2566

http://www.vwc.state.va.us/


Department of Public Works and Environment Services (DPWES) - Land Disturbance and Post Occupancy Branch

Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
12055 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 334
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-324-1300


Non-Residential Use Permit (non-Rup) Home Occupational

Department of Planning and Zoning (Permit and Review)
12055 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 250
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-222-1082

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/planning-zoning/zoning/non-residential-use-permits


Food Service Permit

Fairfax County Health Department (Food Permit)
10777 Main Street, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030

703-246-2411

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/permits


Home Child Care Facility Permits, Day Care Centers

Department of Family Services – Office for Children
Division of Community Education and Provider Services
12011 Government Center Pkwy, 8th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-324-8100

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/familyservices/office-for-children/community-education-provider-services


Alcoholic Beverage License

Virginia ABC Board (NOVA Regional Office)
6308 Grovedale Drive
Alexandria, VA 22310

703-313-4432

http://www.abc.virginia.gov/


Certificate of Authority for Corporations and Partnership

Virginia State Corporation Commission
Tyler Building
1300 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

800-552-7945 or 804-371-9733 (Clerk’s Office)

http://www.scc.virginia.gov/clk/formfee.aspx


Employer ID Number (EIN)

Internal Revenue Service
7980 Science Application Court
Vienna, VA 22182

800-829-1040 or 800-829-4933 (Business)

703-336-4029

http://www.irs.gov/


Taxi and Solicitors Licenses

Department of Taxi and Solicitors Licenses
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 127
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-324-5966

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cableconsumer/csd/regulation-licensing


Retail Use & Sales Tax

The Retail Use & Sales Tax is administered by the Virginia Department of Taxation (VTAX). Every individual, partnership, corporation, etc., who engages as a business retail dealer in Virginia must register with VTAX. Retail businesses are required to collect the retail sales tax, file reports and pay taxes either monthly or quarterly, depending upon the volume of business. For more information, contact:

Virginia Department of Taxation (VTAX)
Attention: Customer Service
P.O. Box 1115
Richmond, VA 23218-1115
Phone: 804-367-8037

Other Sales and Use Tax


Northern Virginia Cigarette Tax Board

Northern Virginia Cigarette Tax Board
4400 Fair Lakes Court, Suite 103
Fairfax, VA 22033

703-802-0373

http://www.nvctb.org/


Swimming Pools

Fairfax County Health Department (Food Permit)
10777 Main Street, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030

703-246-2411

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/permits


Short-Term Daily Rental Tax

Department of Tax Administration
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-222-8234, option 4

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/taxes/business/short-term-daily-rental-tax


Other County Licenses

Department of Tax Administration
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 223
Fairfax, VA 22035

703-222-8234, option 4

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/taxes/business/other-county-licenses

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