Portals and Forms

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Document Upload Portal

Forms and supporting documentation may be submitted electronically through the use of the document portal, unless otherwise noted.  To use the document portal, please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the applicable form and save the completed document.
  2. Access the document portal
  3. Complete the correspondence cover sheet.
  4. Click the "Upload" button to browse and attach files to the cover sheet.
  5. Verify the text in the ReCAPTCHA box.
  6. Click the "Submit" button.

Applying for a New Business License Application - please complete the corresponding application found below in Business Forms Requiring Signature, also upload a Photo ID and all additional applicable documents. Please contact the Business Tax Department at (757) 890-3383 regarding the additional applicable documents for your business activity. 

The Taxpayer Portal is the citizen self-service component. This new portal will provide you direct access to your Personal Property, Business Tangible Property, Business-related tax accounts. Easily view your bill history, make payments, file returns, submit forms/correspondences and so much more.  

File and Pay Consumer Use Taxes

  • Prepared Food and Beverage Tax Now known as Meals
  • Transient Occupancy/$2 Additional (Room) Now filed at the same time
  • Short Term Rental Quarterly Now filed online      

The 2024 Business License Renewal filing will be available on or by January 15, 2024. If you are opening a new business, an application and additional applicable documents will be required.  Application and forms are found below in Business Forms Requiring Signature, also upload a Photo ID and all additional applicable documents. 

Please contact the Business Tax Department at (757) 890-3383 regarding the additional applicable documents for your business activity. 

Forms are in PDF format and must be accessed through Adobe software. Download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat.


► Cigarette Tax Forms:
(These forms cannot be submitted electronically.  They may be hand delivered or sent by mail.)

     1. Cigarette Stamp Order Form

     2. York County Cigarette Tax Stamp Agent Registration

Business Forms Requiring Notarization:
(These forms cannot be submitted electronically.  They may be hand delivered or sent by mail.)

      3. Contractor State License Waiver Affidavit

      4. Architect, Engineer or Land Surveyor State License Waiver Affidavit 

Business Forms Requiring Signature:
(To submit these forms electronically, the form must be printed and signed, then scanned, before being sent through the document upload portal.)

      5. Certificate of Assumed or Fictitious Name (Please file with the Office of the Clerk of the Commission)

      6.  Application for Business License (Out of York County Contractors ONLY)

      7. Application for Commercial-Based Business

      8. Application for Home-Based Business

      9. Application for Food Truck Business License

    10. Application for Event Vendors Business License 

    11. Application for Barbers, Beauticians and Nail Technicians Business License

    12. Consumer Tax Registration

Other Business Forms:

   13. Short Term Rental Tax Quarterly Filing

   14. Certificate of Workers' Compensation Insurance

   15. Notice of Business Update, Relocation or Closure

   16. Letter of Authorization

   17. Itemized List for Sub-contractors

   18. Tax Return of Business Tangible Personal Property

Personal Property Forms:

   19. Vehicle Registration/Tangible Personal Property Filing

  20. Registration Application for a Boat

  21. Registration Application for a Mobile Home

  22. Notice of Disposition or Relocation for a Vehicle

  23. Notice of Disposition or Relocation for a Boat

  24. Notice of Disposition or Relocation for a Mobile Home

Miscellaneous Forms:

  25. Administrative Appeal of Local Mobile Property, Local Business Tax or BPOL (This form does not apply to vehicle appeals, please call 890-3381)

  26. Address Change for York County Residents ONLY

  27. Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled for Real Estate/Mobile Home Owners

  28. Real Estate Tax Relief for Qualifying Veterans

  29. Real Estate Tax Relief for Surviving Spouse of Members of the Armed Forces Killed in Action

  30. Real Estate Tax Relief for Surviving Spouse of Members of the Armed Forces Who Died in the Line of Duty

  31. Application for Tax Exemption for Military Service members and Legal Spouse

  32. Concerned Citizen Report

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