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The Occupational Tax / Alcohol License Division is part of the Finance Department and responsible for issuing alcohol licenses and occupational tax certificates (business licenses).

You can find more information and the applications below. Please notify this office if you have an ownership or address change.

Beer, Wine and Spirituous Liquor Applications

Georgia Department of Revenue
Alcohol & Tobacco Division
1800 Century Blvd NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
Phone: 877-423-6711


  • Business

    • What is the difference between an LLC and a Corporation?

    • Why can’t I use my P.O. Box for the Business Location?

    • I don’t have any employees, do I still need to fill out the Private Employer Affidavit?

    • How do I register my business as a DBA?

    • Do I need a state license for my business as well?

    • How much will my Business License cost?

    • Who is exempt from paying the Occupational Tax?

    • How do I change the name, location, or ownership of my business?

    • When do I renew my license?

    • My business has closed. What do I do?