City of Forest Park   785 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA 30297  Phone (404) 608-2300

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Occupational Tax Certificates are issued on a calendar yearly basis and must be renewed each year by October 1st. A 10% Failure to file late fee, Ord. Sec. 3-3-18 is assessed if renewal is not returned by November 15th and interest on delinquent occupation taxes, regulatory fees and administrative fees at a rate of 1.5 percent per month. No business license shall be issued or renewed unless all City taxes, sanitation fees and other assessments have been paid prior to payment of the annual license fee. Businesses who have not filed by the due date will receive a Failure to File Notice and cited by Code Enforcement.

The Business Tax Division will mail you a Renewal Application each year; however, IT IS YOUR RESPONISBILITY TO BE AWARE OF, AND TO COMPLY WITH THE RENEWAL PROCEDURE. If you did not receive a notice by October 1st, please download a blank renewal form (with mandatory documents) to complete and submit. If you have any questions, contact the Business Tax Division at (404) 608-2300 or Please notify us of any changes with your business, i.e.; name and/ownership change, location change, partnership, corporation, business closing, etc. All changes should be submitted in writing.

                                                              Renewal Packages
                                    2019 Occupational Tax Renewal Package- General Business
                                2019 Exempt/ Non-profit Occupational Renewal Package