Business License Tax Renewal Applications Due March 2

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2009 

Business License Tax Renewal Applications Due March 2

The City of Alexandria reminds all business that 2009 Business License Tax Renewal Applications and Tax Payments are due on Monday, March 2, 2009. Payment in full must be received or postmarked by March 2 to avoid penalties and interest.

The Finance Department urges Alexandria businesses to submit their renewal applications and pay their business license taxes by mail to avoid waiting in line. Applications and payments should be mailed to Business Tax, Department of Finance, City of Alexandria, P.O. Box 34715, Alexandria, VA 22334-0715.

Late payment penalties and interest will be assessed on all business license tax accounts that are not paid by the due date. The late payment penalty is 10 percent of the tax due or $10, whichever is greater. Interest accrues at an annual rate of 10 percent for the first year and five percent for each year thereafter.

If you did not receive a business license renewal application, please download an application from our Web site at or contact Business Tax by e-mail at or by phone at 703.838.4680.

Businesses that have ceased doing business or had a change of address and have not previously reported this information should contact Business Tax. For more information on business license taxes and other business-related taxes, please visit Si necesita ayuda en Español, por favor llame al 703.838.5083.