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Municipal Business License

  • Municipal Business License

Act 2006-586 directs all state boards and agencies that regulate licensing of businesses or occupations under their jurisdiction to notify the Alabama Department of Revenue in writing of their regulatory requirements. It also requires the department to compose a list of all such boards and agencies and to distribute the list to all municipal license officers.

ALDOR’s lists of regulatory boards and agencies have been prepared alphabetically by board/agency name. Beginning with the 2008 license year, any business entity that is in an occupation shown on the list should present a permit or certificate from the regulatory board or agency prior to being issued a municipal business license.

Legislative Acts

Act 2019-283Clarification of Business Delivery Licenses
Act 2018-411Persons Traveling through a Municipality
Act 2017-415Municipal Business Delivery Licenses
Act 2017-294Electronic Municipal Reports Due to ADOR Beginning October 1, 2019
Act 2006-586Uniform Municipal Business License Requirements/Applications

Notices

DateTitle
October 9, 20122013 Five Year Adjustment to Municipal Business License Fees
November 11, 2012Clarification of Five Year Adjustment
June 21, 2017Relating to County and Municipal Allowable Interest Rate and Municipal Delivery Licenses and Issuance Fees
August 17, 20172018 Five Year Adjustment to Municipal Business License Fees
April 14, 2018FY20 Municipal Business License Requirements/Delivery Licenses
November 26, 2018New Municipal License Report and Reporting Requirements
June 24, 2020New Municipal State Boards and Agencies that Regulate Licensing of Businesses or Occupations

See information for local government Municipal License Reporting requirements.