Business Occupation Tax

Annette Loggins
Revenue/Business Tax Coordinator

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1748
Athens, GA 30603

Physical Address
375 Satula Ave.
Athens, GA  30601

Phone: 706-613-3050
Fax: 706-613-3679

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Business Tax / Revenue section of the Finance Department is responsible for the issuance of the Business Occupation Tax Certificates (commonly referred to as a business license) and several special sales or regulatory permits for all businesses located within Athens-Clarke County. Approximately 5,000 businesses are registered with Athens-Clarke County and their taxes are assessed and collected annually.

If the business is located within the city limits of Bogart or Winterville, Georgia, the business will be registered with those cities.

Information, applications, requirements, and specific instructions for each type of certificate issued by Athens-Clarke County Unified Government can be obtained from the following:

For further information, see the Official Code of Georgia Title 48, Chapter 13.

Contact Us
For more information, contact one of our staff members:
  • Chuck Moore, Financial Services Administrator: 706-613-3052
  • Alicia Byrd, Business Tax / Revenue Technician: 706-613-3050
  • Joyce Fountain, Business Tax / Revenue Technician:  706-613-3560
  • Annette Loggins, Business Tax / Revenue Coordinator:  706-613-3047