Update Business Records

All changes to your business must be reported to the Commissioner of the Revenue.


Required Annual Business Filings (Due February 15)

Virginia Code Section 58.1-3518: Requires that ALL tangible personal property (business property) owned, leased, rented or borrowed as of January 1 of each year, which was used or available for use in a business in Stafford County shall file a return.

2021 E-Filing CLOSED for the year.  Please contact our office for more details.

Paper versions are available below:


Business Certificate Renewal Checklist

In order for a business to renew their business certificate, they must:

  1. Register with Economic Development, Community Development (permits) and Commissioner of Revenue
  2. Complete and return Annual Business Filing by February 15
  3. Pay the first-half Business Property tax bill by June 5*

*If the first-half Business Property tax bill is paid after the due date, then you will need to pay the second-half Business Property tax by December 5


Closed or Sold Your Business (NO FEE)

If the business closed, moved or changed ownership, then the business owner is responsible for completing and returning our office's Closed Business Affidavit.  Available to complete online or printable (PDF).