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Franklin D. Edmondson, MCR
Commissioner of the Revenue
City Hall Building
801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, VA. 23704
(757) 393-8771


Office of the Commissioner of The Revenue
Business Taxes

All business entities operating within the Portsmouth city limits are required to have a City of Portsmouth Business License, report tangible personal property used in the transaction of business and to pay taxes on the same, and to collect, report, and remit appropriate fiduciary taxes.

Specific information and downloadable forms are available on the website.


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