2013 OCCUPATIONAL TAX CERTIFICATES FOR NEW BUSINESSES ~ WELCOME TO THE CITY OF HIRAM !
Occupational Tax Certificate Clerk
217 Main St.
Ph: (770) 943-3726 ext. 2013
Fx: (770) 439-2372
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm daily
All applicants for any permit, certificate and/or license given by the City of Hiram will be required by State law to submit a SAVE Affidavit for each permit, certificate and/or license applied for. A copy of the applicant's secure and verifiable photo identification will also be required to be submitted. (O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1 & 2)
An E-Verify Affidavit will also be required each year for each business receiving an occupation tax certificate/business license.
(O.C.G.A. § 36-60-6)
Occupational Tax Certificates are issued within 7-10 working days of submitting the following required documentation:
- 2013 Occupational Tax Certificate Application Packet:
- Copy of current valid photo ID, e.g...driver's license - the id can be emailed to the tax certificate clerk or submitted in person
- Applicable license fee, payable by cash or check
- Certificate of Occupancy (770) 443-7571
- Certified Fire Inspection (770) 222-1160
- Required licensing and documentation as determined by the State of Georgia, such as licenses, Georgia Sales & Use Tax Certificate, permits, etc.
Copy of required business registration from the Georgia Secretary of State (404) 656-2817 or Paulding County Clerk of Superior Court for DBA (770) 443-7527 (Required by State Law O.C.G.A. § 10-1-490)
NAICS Number (North American Industry Classification System)
All documents must be signed by the same, qualified applicant
Please review for Additional Information: Occupational Tax Certificate FAQ
FEE SCHEDULE FOR 2013:
100 + Employees...........$1000.00
To meet the increased costs associated with new State & Federal reporting requirements, a $25.00 non-refundable administration fee is assessed for each Occupational Tax application submitted. Please include this fee with your Occupational Tax fee payment.
ALCOHOL LICENSES & ALCOHOL SERVER IDS
The Alcohol Beverage License and applications are issued at City Hall Administration Department.
Alcohol Server IDs are currently issued through the City of Hiram Police Department Support Services Office.
TEMPORARY & SEASONAL PERMITS
Temporary and seasonal permits are required for a business to set up and operate in a temporary indoor or outdoor establishment. These permits are issued within 7-10 working days of submission of the following required documentation:
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