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    Business License Taxes Due May 1

    All businesses located in the City of Lynchburg are required to obtain a license by Tuesday, May 1. The business license fee is based on gross receipts/purchases. The following schedule is utilized to determine the amount of the business license tax:

    Gross Receipts/Purchases Business License Fee

    $0-$10,000 Not subject to a license
    $10,000-$50,000 $30.00  Non-refundable
    $50,000-$100,000 $50.00
    $100,001-$150,000 $160.00

    The City of Lynchburg no longer issues business licenses for businesses with gross receipts/purchases of $10,000 or less.

    If gross receipts/purchases are greater than $100,000 the following schedule is utilized:

    Retail merchant - 20 cents per $100 of gross receipts
    Contractor - 16 cents per $100 of gross receipts
    Business/personal service - 36 cents per $100 of gross receipts
    Professional service - 58 cents per $100 of gross receipts
    Wholesale merchant - $20 plus 28 cents per $100 of gross purchases

    For more information, contact the Commissioner of the Revenue Office at 455-3880.