Businesses operating in Hanover County must register with the Commissioner of the Revenue. Businesses pay personal property taxes on the equipment used for the business. Hanover County does not require a business license for most businesses to operate in the county; however, we do require a Contractor's License for contractors, electric contractors, plumbers and steam fitters.
If you are opening a new business, there are resources available to help you through the process. Better understand the information on new business requirements: