In order to be eligible for a handyman license the total contract amount received for each individual job performed it the City limits of Clarksburg during license period July 1st through June 30th will not exceed the amount of $2,500.00 for the total cost of materials and labor (regardless of whether materials are purchased by the handyman or the project owner). You would not be required to obtain a State of West Virginia Contractor License. The initial fee is $50.00 and a renewal fee of $25.00 every year after that. You can download the application below or contact the Tax & License Department at 304-624-1630.
All applicants must first have a valid West Virginia Business Registration prior to obtaining a license in the City. The State Tax Department headquarters is located in Charleston, WV and can be reached by phone at 304-558-333 or toll free at 1-800-982-8297. There is also a regional offices and may be reached by phone at 304-627-2109 or online at wvtax.gov.