RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO SECTION 12-13 OF THE CODE OF FAUQUIER COUNTY TO REVISE CERTAIN BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATION LICENSE FEES 

            WHEREAS, Virginia Code 58.1-3700 provides that a county may require that a Business, Professional and Occupation License may be required; and

            WHEREAS, Section 12-13(a) of the Code of Fauquier County provides for the rate of tax on those businesses with annual gross receipts of less than $100,000; and

            WHEREAS, on November 13, 2008, the Board of Supervisors indicated its support for  restructuring the license fee for businesses with annual gross receipts below $100,000; and

            WHEREAS, when there are proposed changes to tax rates, the Board of Supervisors shall hold a public hearing to solicit the views of County citizens on the issue; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of December 2008, That the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to schedule a public hearing on proposed tax adjustments to the Business, Professional and Occupation License fees of Fauquier County Code to amend certain fees as follows:

Sec. 12-13. License Fees and Tax.

(a)   For businesses whose gross receipts are less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) there shall be no license tax for the issuance of such license.

(a)      For businesses whose gross receipts are less than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) there shall be a license tax of $25.00; for businesses whose gross receipts are fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) or greater, but less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00), there shall be a license tax of $50.00; except for the Contractor classification whose gross receipts are less than twenty five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) there shall be a license tax of $20.00 for the issuance of such licenses. These fees shall be nonrefundable.

                                                                                    A Copy Teste

 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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