Taxes, Licenses & Fees

  1. Business Licenses

    Only certain types of businesses are required to purchase a business license. License taxes are assessed on selected categories of businesses operating in Hanover County.

  2. Business Personal Property Taxes

    In addition to paying personal property taxes on any vehicles operated in Hanover County, business owners also pay taxes on business tangible personal property.

  3. Business Requirements

    Businesses operating in Hanover County must register with the Commissioner of the Revenue.

  4. Development Fees

    Fees can be paid with cash, check, debit card, or credit card at the Treasurer’s Office. The Building Inspector's Office, Planning department, and Public Utilities accept checks, debit cards, and credit cards.

  5. Gem Dealer's License

    The Code of Virginia requires that a dealer purchasing precious metals or gems from the public must obtain a permit.

  6. Solicitors Permit

    Solicitors in Hanover County must have a permit to go door to door or location to location to sell any goods or services or accept subscriptions or orders.