Businesses are required to collect sales taxes on the retail sale of merchandise, the rental of certain items, and for certain services. Contact the Georgia Department of Revenue at (404) 656-4060 or (770) 732-5812 to obtain a sales tax number.
Businesses are required to obtain a federal employers tax identification number to report income and to submit federal payroll taxes. Federal income tax information and assistance may be obtained by calling (800) 829-1040 or to request forms at (800) 829-3676.
Information pertaining to preparation of tax returns for state income taxes may be obtained by calling the Georgia Department of Revenue at (404) 656-4293.
All real and personal property taxes owed to the City must be paid prior to the issuance or renewal of a business registration certificate and alcohol license.
Additional taxes which are to be paid to the Finance Department include a wholesaler's tax on beer, wine, liquor to be paid by licensed wholesalers.