Contact Information

Business Compliance Team

Phone: (540) 658-4132
Fax: (540) 658-4120
Live Chat

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Physical Address
1300 Courthouse Road
2nd Floor
Stafford, VA 22554-1300 

Mailing Address
PO Box 98
StaffordVA 22555

Register Business (New & Existing)
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Business Tax Assessments
Assessment of Business Property, Merchants Capital, Data Centers and Machinery & Tools

Sales & Excise Tax
This section is for food establishments (Meals Tax), temporary lodging (Transient Occupancy Tax) and short-term rental businesses (Short-Term Rental Tax)

Annual Business Filing
Section 58.1-3518: The Code of Virginia 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 / profession in Stafford County shall file a return

Online Forms
Business Registration, Annual Business Filings (2019 - 2022), Report: Change of Mailing Address, Report: Vehicle Business-Use Vehicle Purchase/Sold/Totaled/Donated/Junked, Close Business Affidavit

E-Filing Portal
File & Pay: Annual Business Property Returns, Meals Tax and/or Transient Occupancy Tax

Close Business
If your business closed, moved or changed ownership, then the business owner must complete and return the Closed Business Affidavit

New Resident Guide
Everything citizens need to know when living Stafford County