Dec 12, 2023

City Business License Renewals

As the year draws to a close, it’s important to think about renewing your city business license. Depending on the nature of your business and its location, you may be required to obtain a business license from the city. It’s recommended that you verify the license requirements for your business by checking with the relevant cities where you operate. Below are links to some of the more common cities in which our clients operate.

City of Birmingham, AL

Any person or entity desiring to conduct trade or provide services within the city limits of Birmingham is required to register with the City of Birmingham. The license covers the period of January 1 through December 31. The license must be renewed annually by February 15th to avoid penalties.

To apply or renew a Birmingham city license please visit their website: https://www.birminghamal.gov/business-license/

City of Gadsden, AL

The City of Gadsden Revenue Department issues business licenses, which are required for any person or organization conducting business in Gadsden, Alabama. The license covers the period of January 1 through December 31. The license must be renewed annually by January 31st to avoid penalties.

To apply or renew a Gadsden city license please visit their website: https://www.cityofgadsden.com/176/Licenses

City of Huntsville, AL

A business license is required for commercial and residential-based businesses operating in the City of Huntsville. The license covers the period of January 1 through December 31. The license must be renewed annually by January 31st to avoid penalties.

To apply or renew a Huntsville city license please visit their website: https://businesslicense.huntsvilleal.gov/

Depending on the type of business, your company may require several different types of business privilege licenses. You should always check with city offices to determine what, if any, additional licenses your business requires.

City of Madison, AL

A business license is required for commercial and residential-based businesses operating in the City of Madison. The license covers the period of January 1 through December 31. The license must be renewed annually by January 31st to avoid penalties.

To apply or renew a Madison city license please visit their website:

https://www.madisonal.gov/228/Business-Licenses

Depending on the type of business, your company may require several different types of business privilege licenses. You should always check with city offices to determine what, if any, additional licenses your business requires.

City of Ridgeland, MS

A business license is required for commercial and residential-based businesses operating in the City of Ridgeland. The license covers the period of January 1 through December 31. The license must be renewed annually by January 31st to avoid penalties.

To apply or renew a Ridgeland city license please visit their website:

https://www.ridgelandms.org/licenses-forms-permits/

Depending on the type of business, your company may require several different types of business privilege licenses. You should always check with city offices to determine what, if any, additional licenses your business requires.

 

As always, please reach out to your BMSS professional at (833) CPA-BMSS for additional information or guidance.