Occupational Tax Department

The Occupational Tax Department is responsible for the collection of Business License Fees, Alcohol Taxes including Liquor, Alcoholic Beverage Excise Tax, Hotel/Motel Tax and Financial Institution Taxes.

  • All Business must obtain an Occupational Tax Certificate.
  • Occupational Tax Certificates are issued by government.
  • Agencies that allow individuals or companies to conduct business within the government’s jurisdiction (area).
  • Each person engaged in any business, trade, profession or occupation within the government’s jurisdiction must obtain a license prior to starting operation.A government can fine or close a business operating without a proper license.

Please Note:
Occupational Tax Certificate is an official government business registration that authorizes your business to legally operate at the location whether your business is a store, commercial, street, mobile, online or home business or even a hobby.

For Business License inquiries, please email [email protected]

The Occupational Tax Department is located in our Marshals Building 200 Main Street Dallas, Georgia 30132.


Please do not mail in your application, unless you are a Home Business. 

Business License Application
Alcohol Excise Tax Form
Alcohol Server ID Card Application

Occupational Tax Customer Service Division

Contact Information:

Phone: 770-443-8112
Fax: 770-443-2830

Office Location:

200 Main St., Dallas, GA 30132

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Meet our Staff:

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Phone: 404-656-2881

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