Meals Taxes

Meals Tax Return

Current Meals tax rate, 6% effective July 1, 2019!


To pay meals tax : Fill out the Charlottesville Meals Tax Form to get started.

Every business in the City of Charlottesville is required to levy a 6% tax on all prepared edible refreshments, nourishments, and liquids to include alcoholic beverages. New businesses are to complete the Meals Tax Registration Form (PDF) and send it to the Commissioner of Revenue’s Office. Meals Tax is to be remitted with the Meals Tax Return Form (PDF) on or before the 20th of the following month.

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For More Information

For further information regarding Meals Tax, please call 434-970-3170 or email the Business License Tax Office.