Recording a Trade Name or General Partnership
General Partnerships and trade names must be recorded with the Clerk of Circuit Court. There is a one-time $10.00 fee required, with a separate check made payable to Clerk of Circuit Court. For questions contact Clerk of Circuit Court at (540) 387-6205 or see the web page at:
Register a Corporation or Limited Partnership
All corporations (foreign and domestic) and limited partnerships conducting business in Virginia must register with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. To become incorporated in Virginia, an organization must file trade names, DBA’s, articles of incorporation and amendments with the SCC.
State Corporation Commission
P.O. Box 1197
Richmond, VA 23209
State Contractors License
All contractors who bid upon or undertake single jobs of $1,000 or more must register with the State Board of Contractors.
Class A - $120,000 or more Class B - $10,000 - $119,999 Class C- $1,000 - $9,999
Board of Contractors
3600 West Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Testing: PSI Examination Services (800) 733-9267
Alcoholic Beverage License
Central Office (804) 213-4565
2943 D. Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
Department of Health
Roanoke County/Vinton Health Dept. Roanoke County Health Dept.
227 S. Pollard St. 1502 Williamson Rd. NE
Vinton, VA 24179 Civic Mall - Second Floor
(540) 857-7807 Roanoke, VA 24012
For general tax information or questions regarding:
Federal Employer Identification Number
Employee Income Taxes
Individual, Partnership, and Corporate Income Tax
Federal Unemployment Tax
For general tax information call (804) 367-8031
For retail sales tax information call (804) 367-8037
Worker’s Compensation Commission
1000 DMV Dr.
Richmond, VA 23220
Virginia Employment Tax
Virginia Employment Commission
5060 Valley View Blvd
Roanoke, VA 24012