The Code of Virginia 58.1-3712 allows the governing body of any county or city the right to levy a license tax on every person engaging in the business of severing coal or gases from the earth. Tazewell County has a Severance Tax established by the Board of Supervisors in the Severance Ordinance. The ordinance is based on the Code of VA and all reporting is with the Commissioner’s office. A copy of each form is available on our website. You can also request any form by emailing David Anderson or by calling us at, 276-385-1235.


*Depletion forms are available by request.