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Question: How do I appy for a business license?
  1. Fill out the appropriate application (either Home or Commercial) both can be found here
  2. Bring a copy of the following
    1. Government issued ID of business owner
      1. Example: Driver's License
    2. If a commercial business, a copy of the building lease
  3. Zoning of business location to be verified and approved
  4. Building must be approved by City's building official
  5. Occupational Tax fees paid
    1. $15 - Administrative Cost
    2. $.95 per $1000 estimated gross receipts
  6. 5. License issued

There are a few exceptions

  • Restaurants
    • Require health inspection and food service permit issued by Carroll County Environmental Health Department
  • Convenience stores
    • Require inspection and Department of Agriculture permit
  • Health care, long term care and residential child care facilities
    • Inspected and regulated by Office of Regulatory Services (Georgia Department of Human Resources)
  • Some professions are charged a professional fee instead of using the gross receipts method.
    • Insurance carriers
    • Lawyers
    • Physicians
    • etc.

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