Taxes/Licensing

BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL FOR 2020
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
The U.S. Citizen/Qualified Alien affidavit and E-verify compliance affidavit must be completed and notarized for each renewal application.

GENERAL BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL

* A $50 late fee will be assessed for Business License applications received after December 1st.   A $500 late fee will be assessed for applications received after December 31.   Below is a link to the application. 
Business/Occupational License Renewal Application 

MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT LICENSE
For Massage Establishment License applications, a 10% late fee will be assessed if received after November 15.   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

ALCOHOL LICENSE RENEWAL
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. 
2020 Alcohol License Application
Alcohol License Background Check Information

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.

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



Braselton does not collect ad valorem property taxes.  The Town's 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 link 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 working days. No business may operate until the license has been received and it is displayed in the place of business. 


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Having a Braselton Business License means you get to participate in our Buy Local Braselton program!  Make the most of this opportunity and learn all about the program and get involved!  2019 Information here.

(The file below is in .pdf format. If you do not have a .pdf format reader click here to download free reader.) 

Business/Occupational License Application 

The tax is determined by the number of employees. The following is the rate schedule for the number of employees.  

# of Employees License Fee
0-2 $70
3-6 $100
7-10 $130
11-20 $160 + $5 each over 11
21-50 $275 + $4 each over 21
51-100 $400 + $3.50 each over 51
101-200 $600 + $3.50 each over 101
201-300 $900 + $3.50 each over 201
301-400 $1250 + $3.50 each over 301
401 & up $1500 + $3.50 each over 401
Admin Fee $15

If you have any questions, please call the Braselton Planning & Development, 706-654-3915, ext. 1017.


Alcoholic Beverage License

Alcoholic Beverage License application and background check forms: 
Fees: Break down of fees is in the application.
2019 Alcoholic Beverage License Application
Alcoholic Beverage License Background Check Information
Application for a Special Event Permit
Application for an Annual Caterers License
Application for a Caterers Event Permit



Other Applications
Massage Establishment License Application
Massage License Background Check Consent Form
Tattoo Establishment Permit Application
Pawnbroker Annual Permit

Parade Permit Application
Peddler License

Tax Remittance Forms
Hotel/Motel Tax Remittance Form
Per Drink Excise Tax Form


Have Questions?
Contact Glenda McDonald at gmcdonald@braselton.net or at 706-654-3915 ext. 1017.