Taxes/Licensing

Braselton does not collect ad valorem property taxes.  The Town's effective millage rate is zero. 
Five Year Tax Digest

There is a Community Improvement District in town that assesses their own taxes.  Check the map if you are wondering if the property you are researching is in the district.

Business Licenses/Occupational taxes

Applications for new business licenses are available at the Braselton Planning & Public Works building or can be downloaded and printed from the links below. The application must be completed in its entirety. You may pay at the time of submittal, or you will be billed. The license will be mailed to you after all processing has been completed. This typically takes two business days. No business may operate until the license has been received and it is displayed in the place of business. 

Please note that banks/financial institutions file a PT-440 and not the Town specific business license.

Business License renewals are due on November 15th.  Renewal applications received after November 15 will be charged a $50 late fee.    Renewal applications received after December 31st will be charged a $500 late fee.  For renewals, fill out the standard license application as provided by following the link below. 
Business/Occupational License Application Download

GENERAL BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION (*for new business locations that were established via new construction requiring a building permit, the Certificate of Occupancy fee is not required). If no building permit was issued for a new business location, then the Certificate of Occupancy fee is required.   Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

Business/Occupational License Application Download

MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT LICENSE

 For Massage Establishments, a general Business License is required in addition to the  Massage Establishment license.  Please note that the individual massage therapist no longer required to obtain massage license from the Town.   Only the establishment offering the service is required to be licensed.    All pre-existing massage establishment proprietors are not required to obtain a background check.  Below is a link to the application. 
Massage Establishment Application Download
Fingerprint background checks shall be done through the Georgia Application Processing Service (GAPS).  Below is a link that provides additional information to register on the GAPS web site.   Once registered, the applicant will have to go to a designated GAPS fingerprint scan site to get their fingerprint scan.  
GAPS  web site information

ALCOHOL LICENSE 
Please note that any new alcohol license applicant, or license transfer to a new applicant is required to obtain license approval from the Braselton Town Council.   New license applicants are also required to obtain a fingerprint background check.   License applications for a new applicant or transfer to a new applicant must be received three weeks prior to a Town Council meeting in order to have the application placed on the agenda.   The Town Council meets on the 2nd Monday of each month. The fingerprint background checks must be completed prior to the application submission.   Below are the links to the 2020 renewal application and information regarding the background checks.  For special event permits, applicants who currently hold an annual alcohol license from the Town of Braselton is not required to do a background check. 
2021 Alcohol License Application Download
Alcohol License Background Check Information
Application for a Special Event Permit
Application for an Annual Caterers License
Application for a Caterers Event Permit
Fingerprint background checks shall be done through the Georgia Application Processing Service (GAPS).  Below is a link that provides additional information to register on the GAPS web site.   Once registered, the applicant will have to go to a designated GAPS fingerprint scan site to get their fingerprint scan.  
GAPS  web site information

TATOO ESTABLISHMENT PERMIT

Tatoo Establishment Permit Application

PEDDLER LICENSE
Braselton Peddler Regulations
Mobile Transient Peddler License Application
Temporary Seasonal Peddler License Application

Applications may be submitted by mail to P.O. Box 306, Braselton, GA  30517 or in person at the Braselton Planning and Public Works Building at 4986 Hwy. 53, Braselton, GA.

Glenda McDonald Licensing 




Contact Glenda McDonald for questions or additional information at gmcdonald@braselton.net or 706-654-3915 ext. 1017.









Per Drink Excise Tax Reporting Form

Hotel Motal Tax Reporting Form



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Having a Braselton Business License means you get to participate in our Buy Local Braselton program! 
Here is how it works.
Make the most of this opportunity and learn all about the program and get involved!  2021 Information here.

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