Business Requirements

Businesses operating in Hanover County must register with the Commissioner of the Revenue. All businesses are required to file and pay personal property taxes on the equipment used for the business. Additionally, certain businesses such as contractors, electrical contractors, plumbers, steam fitters and painters, are required to obtain a Contractors License in order to operate in the county.

The Business Registration Form is available in the Commissioner of the Revenue Form library. You can access the library through the link below under Quick Links.

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: