Tax Return Instructions

Effective July 1, 2011, coupon booklets will no longer be provided. Please access this web-site in order to print the monthly reporting and remittance forms.

Important Information
  • The Tax Return Form(s) must be completed and filed each month even if no sales were made during the period.
  • All Tax Return Form(s) must list the account number and business trade name so that payment may be correctly applied to your account.
  • If you are a new business owner, first contact the Department of Billings and Collections. Please do not use an account number issued to a previous owner.
  • Please sign and date your monthly Tax Return and Remittance Form. Be sure to print the account number on your check or money order. The account number is usually the same as your Business License Number.
  • Please complete and send us the Registration Change Request Form (PDF) if you are no longer liable for reporting and permitting these taxes.
Payment Information
Make all checks payable to: Treasurer, City of Roanoke

Mail all payments to:
City of Roanoke Treasurer
PO Box 1451
Roanoke, VA 24007-1451

Tax Return Form
The Tax Return form must be filed by the 20th of the month following the calendar month the tax was collected to avoid late payment penalties, interest or additional fees. If a return form is filed after the due date, the late payment penalty must be paid along with the taxes.

Additional Information
For additional information please contact the Finance Department.