Occupational Tax Certificates & Licenses

Occupational Tax Certificates for New Businesses
All applicants for any public benefit (i.e. permit, certificate and/or license) given by the City of Hiram will be required by State law to submit a SAVE Affidavit and secure and verifiable document; non-U.S. Citizens must submit acceptable immigration documentation which will be used to verify lawful presence in the United States via U.S.C.I.S. (O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1 & 2)

An E-Verify Affidavit will also be required for each business receiving an occupation tax certificate / business license / permit. (O.C.G.A. § 36-60-6)

Occupational Tax Certificates are issued within 7-10 working days of submitting the following required documentation: Current Fee Schedule
0-5 Employees..............$100
6-15 Employees.............$175
16-25 Employees...........$325
26-50 Employees...........$525
51-99 Employees...........$775
100 + Employees...........$1000

To meet the increased costs associated with new State & Federal reporting requirements, a $25 non-refundable administration fee is assessed for each Occupational Tax application submitted. Please include this fee with your Occupational Tax fee payment.

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