Madison County will follow the Federal Tax
Madison County has 3 separate taxing jurisdictions within it; the Madison County Jurisdiction, Richmond City Jurisdiction and Berea City Jurisdiction. The Madison County Jurisdiction has a 1% Occupational tax for any work conducted outside the Richmond City Jurisdiction and Berea City Jurisdiction; in other words, the Madison County Jurisdiction is defined as areas outside either city limits. You can use our online map to see if the location of any work is considered in the Madison County Jurisdiction. View the Online Map the areas not shaded in Orange or Blue are considered Madison County Jurisdiction.
A Madison County Occupational Tax Account is needed if you are conducting business anywhere in Madison County that is NOT located inside the city limits of Richmond or Berea. Business Licenses and Occupational Tax for the Madison County Jurisdiction are regulated by Madison County Ordinance 15-01.
To apply, update or file your forms online - Please go the Madison County Occupational Tax Portal .
The online method is our preferred method of filing. For best results we suggest using an updated browser and using Firefox or Chrome.
If for some reason the Occupational Tax Portal is not available, you may mail in the paper copies that you can download below.
Occupational License Tax
Occupational License Tax Reconciliation
Net Profit License Fee Return
Tax Account Application