Businesses operating or located in the town of Nags Head, Manteo or Kill Devil Hills may need a privilege license. Always contact the town for business license requirements.
While businesses located in Dare County may not be required to have a business license, they are subject to Business Personal Property Tax.
Businesses operating as a hotel, motel, cottage court, or weekly rental are also subject to an occupancy tax.
For more information contact the Occupancy Tax Department at 252.475.5964
Businesses operating as a food service are also subject to a meals tax.
For more information contact the Food & Beverage Department at 252.475.5957
For business licensing information for all required licensing in the state of North Carolina call 1.800.228.8443
or visit the State of North Carolina web site