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. If you are unsure if the location is subject to a Madison County Business/Occupational License please contact the Madison County Occupational Tax Administrator Office.
How to apply for a Madison County Business/Occupational License:
Read over the Madison County Business/Occupational License Ordinance for all of the requirements of licensing.
Please complete the online Madison County Business/Occupational License Form. You will need the following information handy: Business Name, Business Physical Address, Type of Business, Number of Employees, Federal Tax ID and Social Security Number.
Online Business License Applicaiton
Once you have submitted your online application you will be given a link(on the submission page) to make your payment through our payment portal, you will be required to put in an license number for the first time application please put “Applied For” in the license number box. Should you pass the payment portal link you may pay under the (Business License Renewal Online).
If you choose to mail in your payment please submit it with a paper copy of the application for easier processing. (Mailing address is located on the bottom of the application)