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Business Information

The City of Valley Grande business license ordinance states anyone doing business, trade or profession within the City of Valley Grande should pay a license fee for the privilege of doing so. The code applies to individuals, partnerships, corporations and self-employed independent contractors.

The Business License Department is Administered by Janet Frasier, City Clerk/Treasurer. You may contact City Hall at 334-872-0104 for information and fee schedules regarding business licenses or you may download the application on the link below.

Business License Application 2018

In order to process your City of Valley Grande Business License, please note the following:

• Please complete and sign the business license application, and return, along with payment, to the City of Valley Grande, 5914 Alabama Highway 22, Valley Grande, AL 36701.

• We MUST have your total GROSS RECEIPTS from the previous year on your application, as your license is based on gross receipts. You may use the appropriate schedule found in Ordinance 2018-89 to calculate the amount of your license fee.

Business License Ordinance 2018-89

• The amount of license tax for a new business shall be based on an estimate of the gross receipts expected from the date the business commences operation until the end of the year. This will be considered a deposit on the license tax due.

• If you are required to be certified by a STATE OF ALABAMA board (examples: Medical Licensure Commission, Cosmetology Board, ABC Board, Revenue Department / Motor Vehicle Division, Public Accountancy Board, Electrical Contractors Board, Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board, Heating & Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors Board, Landscape Architects Board, etc.), you MUST show proof of your current certification before your license can be processed.

License and Sales Tax

Sales tax for Valley Grande is collected through The Alabama Department of Revenue.

For tax forms, please go to their website at www.ador.state.al.us

If you need any further information, please feel free to contact the City Clerk’s office by phone at 334-872-0104 or by email at janetfrasier@cityofvalleygrande.com.