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.

Business Class Table

Tax Rate Table

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

Business License Application
Financial Affidavit
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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