The Commissioner of the Revenue assists new or existing businesses with information pertaining to business licenses, personal/business property questions and tax questions.

Business License

For new business taxpayers or license renewals, visit this page.

Obtain, Renew, Close Business License

New Business Listings

New business listings, registered in the City of Virginia Beach, are released monthly.

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VBePay Portal

Make payments or update your business information with ease.

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Tax Relief Topics

Virginia Beach may provide tax relief for residents.

Tax Relief Topics

Community Event License

The umbrella "Community Event" license satisfies business license requirements for all registered event vendors/merchants.

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Short-Term Rentals (STRs)

In Virginia Beach, a STR is the rental of any home, accessory dwelling or room for 30 days or less.

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Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOTs)

Any property operating as a STR must register annually with the Commissioner's Office and report & remit all applicable transient occupancy taxes (aka, lodging taxes) monthly.

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Businesses Locating Near NAS Oceana

​​​​​​Your business may not be compatible with zoning regulations in NAS Oceana's Accident Potential Zone 1 (APZ-1). Please contact the Zoning Office by phone at (757) 385-8074 or visit Zoning's website before signing a lease or initializing utility service near NAS Oceana.​

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