2017 Finance OpenBusiness Article

Welcome to the Madison County Business License & Occupational Tax Portal

Madison County has 3 separate taxing jurisdictions within in 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 Business/Occupational License 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 is regulated by  Madison County Ordinance 15-01.

To file your Madison County Occupational Taxes please use the Occupational Tax Portal link below, the online method is our preferred method of filing. To file online visit the Madison County Occupational Tax Portal to create a tax account, get a Business License, Renew a Business License, file your occupational taxes. 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

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