The following document outlines the Business License Tax as approved by City ordinance. Business License Ordinance >>
If you have a question, contact the Finance Department at 270-444-8513.
For a summary of the structure of Paducah's business tax system, visit Track Your Tax Dollars. Click Business License Tax Presentation for a slide presentation from the March 9, 2010 Commission Meeting. The presentation follows a year-long study of how businesses would be affected if the City of Paducah changes from its current gross receipts collection system to a net profits system.
The Four Rivers Business Journal contained an article written by attorney Tom Keuler explaining Paducah's tax structure. Click Paducah's Revised Tax Code to read a copy of the May 2009 article.
|Business License Form 2018 (Word version)||21.97 KB|
|Business License Form 2018 (PDF)||239.44 KB|
|Business License Form 2017 (Word version)||21.97 KB|
|Business License Form 2017 (PDF version)||239.15 KB|
|Business License Form 2016 (Word Version)||23.03 KB|
|Business License Form 2016 (PDF Version)||227.11 KB|
|Business License Form 2015 (Word Version)||22.93 KB|
|Business License Form 2015 (PDF Version)||227.04 KB|
|Business License Form 2014 (PDF)||227.06 KB|
|Business License Form 2013 (PDF)||201.16 KB|
|Employee's Individual Return of License Fee Form (PDF) (Payroll Tax)||25.26 KB|
|Employer's Quarterly Return of License Fee Withheld (Payroll Tax)||135.71 KB|
|Annual Reconciliation of Employer's Quarterly Fee Withheld (PDF)||28.2 KB|
|Application to Receive Payroll Tax Number for Business||184.41 KB|