Meals Tax

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Every business in the City of Charlottesville is required to levy a 5% tax on all prepared edible refreshments, nourishments, and liquids to include alcoholic beverages.

New businesses are to complete the Meals Tax Registration form and send it to the Commissioner of Revenue's Office.

Meals Tax is to be remitted with the Meals Tax Return Form on or before the 20th of the following month.

Meals Tax FAQ

Meals Tax Table

For further information regarding Meals Tax, please call 434-970-3170 or email

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