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Dunwoody Business and Occupation Tax and Licensing

The information on this page is provided by the City of Dunwoody as a public service to assist those interested in establishing and conducting a business within the City of Dunwoody.  The content displayed here is not deemed an all-inclusive source, but a collection of general information that applies to all businesses as well as many specific business activities.  It is important for those seeking information to understand, any errors or omissions will not relieve the business owner of responsibility, obligation or liability in fulfilling all legal requirements.

If you are a new business within the City of Dunwoody you are required to have a current occupation tax certificate in order to conduct business within city limits. 

Please see the following Occupation Tax Certificate forms below:

Occupational Tax Certificate Checklist(Does your business required additional forms?)

2014 Occupational Tax Certificate Application (Required for New Businesses)

SAVE Affidavit (Required for all Businesses)

SAVE Affidavit Frequently Asked Questions (Read this FAQ to answer your questions)

E-Verify Affidavit_More than 10 Employees (Required if more than 10 company/nation-wide employees)

E-Verify Affidavit_Less than 10 Employees (Required if less than 10 company/nation-wide employees)

E-Verify Affidavit Frequently Asked Questions (Read this FAQ to answer your questions)

Home Occupation Supplemental Form (Required for all home-based businesses)

Type B - Home Occupation Supplemental Form (Required for home-based businesses that will have employees and customers at the residence)

Background Check Consent Form

Change of Address Notification (Requires Zoning Approval)

Change of Information Form

Closed or Sold Business

Frequently Asked Questions

Occupational Tax General Information

 

The City of Dunwoody Tax Rate for 2014 is:

 

Tax Class

Base Fee

Per Employee Fee

Rate Per Dollar Gross Receipts Over $20,000

Class 1

$125.00

$4.00

0.000180

Class 2

$125.00

$6.00

0.000300

Class 3

$125.00

$8.00

0.000420

Class 4

$125.00

$10.00

0.000540

Class 5

$125.00

$12.00

0.000660

Class 6

$125.00

$14.00

0.000780

Calculating your fee for your 2014 Occupation Tax:

  • 2014 Projected Gross Receipts - $20,000= $Adjusted Gross Receipts multiplied by the appropriate tax rate above
  • Number of employees/owners multiplied by the appropriate per employee fee above (min. of 1)
  • $125.00 Base Fee
  • =Total Occupation Tax Fees Due

All checks are made payable to the City of Dunwoody and mailed to the City of Dunwoody at 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 250, Dunwoody, GA 30346.

If you have any questions regarding your NAICS Code and your correct tax class please contact the Finance Department at 678-382-6700 or email businesstax@dunwoodyga.gov.

In order to successfully complete your application please be sure to include all of the necessary documentation. Missing information may cause a delay in the issuing of your occupational tax certificate. The Finance Department will notify applicants regarding any missing documentation.

Please see the following additional Supplemental Forms below:

2014 Direct Insurance Carrier Occupational Tax Application

Food Truck Supplemental Form

Pain Management Clinics Form

Secondhand Dealers Permit Application (Background Check Required)

Solicitor Permit Application (Background Check Required)

Massage and Spa Application (Background Check Required)

Massage Work Permit Application (Background Check Required)

Escort Services Regulatory Permit Application (Background Check Required)

Taxi Cabs Permit Application  (Background Check Required)

Vehicle for Hire Packet

Taxi Cabs Permit Background Check

Background Checks

Background checks are conducted by the Dunwoody Police Department only on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm.

Additional Helpful Information

Chapter 10 Ordinance: Provides information regarding business occupation tax licenses and the Dunwoody Ordinance regulating business licenses.

 

All Dunwoody License Documents

 

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  4. 2014 Direct Insurance Carrier Occupational Tax Application
  5. 2014 Occupational Tax Certificate Application
  6. Alcohol Beverage Package or Consumption License Application
  7. Alcohol Beverage Wholesaler or Importer License
  8. Background Check Consent Form
  9. Beer Tasting Permit Application
  10. Change of Address Notification
  11. Change of Information Form
  12. Closed or Sold Business
  13. Dunwoody Massage and Spa Application
  14. Escort Services Regulatory Permit
  15. E-Verify Affidavit FAQ
  16. E-Verify Affidavit_Less than 10 Employees
  17. E-Verify Affidavit_More than 10 Employees
  18. Food Truck Supplemental Form
  19. Frequently Asked Questions
  20. Home Occupation Supplemental Form
  21. Hours of Sale For All Alcoholic Beverages
  22. KPI Q4 - Report
  23. Massage Work Permit
  24. Nonprofit Special Event Temporary Alcohol Permit
  25. Non-Resident Alcoholic Beverage Catering License Application
  26. Occupational Tax Certificate Checklist
  27. Occupational Tax General Information
  28. One Day Sunday Sales
  29. Pain Management Clinics
  30. Patio Permit
  31. Personnel Statement
  32. Pouring Permit Application
  33. Pouring Permit Renewal Application
  34. Registered Agent
  35. Resident Alcoholic Beverage Catering License Application
  36. SAVE Affidavit
  37. SAVE Affidavit FAQ
  38. Secondhand Dealers Permit Application
  39. Solicitor Permit
  40. Special Event Temporary Alcohol Permit Application
  41. Taxi Cabs Permit Application
  42. Taxi Cabs Permit Background Check
  43. Type B - Home Occupation Supplemental Form
  44. Vehicle for Hire Packet
  45. Wine Tasting Permit Application