Occupational Tax/Business License

Dear Brooks Business Owner:

In order to continue to operate your business in the Town of Brooks, you must comply with the Town's Finance and Taxation Ordinance and you must obtain an Occupational Tax Certificate/Business License.  This requirement affects anyone that operates a business, manufactures a product, provides a service, conducts sales, etc., within the boundaries of the Town of Brooks.  This includes the operation of any home-based business (i.e. cake decorating, dog breeding, horse stabling/riding, etc.)  

The annual fee for a Business License in the Town of Brooks is Forty ($40.00) Dollars and the Occupational Tax Certificate is valid for a single calendar year.  

To obtain an Occupational Tax Certificate/Business License issued by the Town of Brooks, please print and complete forms A, B, and C noted below or you may pick up a packet at the Brooks Library.

A.  Affidavit Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §50-36-1(e)(2) with copy of verifiable document listed on Affidavit
{with regard to the status of the business owner as a U.S. resident};

B.  Private Employer Affidavit Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §36-60-6(d) 
{with regard to the federal work authorization program};

C.  Check payable to "Town of Brooks" in the amount of $40.00
{Include License Number, Business Name, Primary Contact Name, Phone Number and Address}.

Your Occupational Tax Certificate/Business License will be forwarded to you via U.S.P.S.  or you may pick up in person at the Brooks Library.

If you have any questions regarding a Business License or whether you might be required to obtain one, please contact us at the above telephone number or Brooks Library (770) 719-7600.

A) Business License Affidavits

B) Occupational Tax Application