Meals Tax Information

Effective September 1, 2021 the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors enacted a 6% meals tax to be collected by all food establishments.

Every restaurant, caterer, coffee shop, convenience store, grocery deli, etc. located in Pittsylvania County engaged in the business of selling meals and/or beverages is required to collect a 6% food tax on the amount paid for meals purchased from any food establishment, whether prepared in such food establishment or not and whether consumed on premises or not. This tax shall be collected in trust and remitted to Pittsylvania County Commissioner of the Revenue office on or before the twentieth (20th) day of the month following the month in which the taxes are collected. 

Chapter 6, Article III Pittsylvania County Code

To register to collect this tax, you may contact the Commissioner of the Revenue Office for Pittsylvania County for a registration packet or download an application (PDF) and monthly reporting forms.

View a complete copy of the County Ordinance, Chapter 6 or contact the County Administrator's Office or the Commissioner of the Revenue Office.

Contact Information

Should you have questions you may contact Terri Calloway, Meals Tax Investigator at 434-432-7946 or the main office number at 434-432-7940.

Any business operating within the town limits will need to contact the appropriate town office for their requirements.

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