Meals & Lodging Tax

Meals Tax
Radford City Ordinance 1358 requires a meals tax of 5.5% to be collected on all food and beverage prepared by restaurants, caterers, convenience stores, grocery stores, etc., engaged in the business of selling prepared food and beverage. The tax for each month must be remitted to the Commissioner of the Revenue Office by the 20th day of the following month to avoid penalty. There is a 2% seller collection fee deduction for on-time remittance, which may be deducted from the tax due.

Registration Forms

A Meals Tax Registration form must be completed and submitted to the Commissioner of the Revenue Office prior to beginning business. Registration and Computation forms can be found online.


Transient Occupancy Tax (Lodging Tax)
Radford City imposes a transient occupancy tax of 6% of gross receipts. According to Radford City Ordinance 1193, individuals who rent facilities for less than 30 consecutive days including but not limited to hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and condos must remit the transient occupancy tax to the Commissioner of the Revenue Office for each month by the 20th of the following month.

Registration Forms
A Lodging Tax Registration form must be completed and submitted to the Commissioner of the Revenue Office prior to beginning business. Registration and Computation forms can be found online.