Occupational Tax Licenses

An Occupational Tax License is required for any business in the City of Cleveland, no matter how large or small, whether operated from your home or a commercial location. Licenses must be renewed January 1 each year.

The City of ClevelandOccupational License staff is happy to assist you in taking this important step in the life of your business.

For general Occupational Tax License information, which is public record, visit Cleveland City Hall at 85 South Main Street.

Occupational Tax License applications and forms can be lodged at the city offices.