Are you starting a 'new' business within Louisville Metro, Kentucky? If you are, we can help! This step-by-step Business Licensing Guide was created to assist anyone that plans on conducting business within the boundaries of Louisville Metro, Kentucky, to successfully complete the necessary business registration requirements. This guide will aid businesses or individuals seeking an Occupational License to operate or conduct business within Louisville Metro, Kentucky. Please read through every step before starting our business licensing process provided below. We wish you much success.
- Begin our Business Licensing Process
- Access our Tax Calendar for important tax due dates
- Read our Regulations and learn the rules and procedures that we follow to administer Occupational License Taxes on Wages and Net Profits imposed by and/or on behalf of the following:
- Louisville Metro, Kentucky
Jefferson County and City of Anchorage School Boards
Transit Authority of River City Mass Transit Trust Fund
Louisville Metro, Kentucky, Insurance Premiums Tax
Louisville Metro, Kentucky, Truck, Taxi, and Coin Operated Amusement Taxes and Regulatory Permit Taxes
The Jefferson County Transient Room Tax
Effective July 1, 2008, Chapter 110 of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Code of Ordinances relating to the Occupational License Tax was amended. The Regulations of the Metro Revenue Commission are currently being revised to reflect the changes in the Ordinance. As always, any interpretation of the Regulations which is inconsistent with the Ordinance is to be resolved in favor of the Ordinance. To view the amended Ordinance, click here.