Do I need a Business License?

If you are operating a business within Owens Cross Roads town limits, you are required to have a business (privilege) license. This includes, but is not limited to, cottage industry business, store-front business, internet business, and business deliveries. Businesses not physically located within the town limits, but which provide service (example: home maintenance and repairs, cleaning services, carpentry, painting, lawn care, etc.) within the town limits are also required to purchase a business license. Business license are renewable and due January 1st of each year and are delinquent on February 1st. 

How do I purchase a Business Licence?

Business Licenses may be purchased at OCR Town Hall Monday through Friday 8:00am until 5:00pm or by calling Town Hall and requesting to have an application mailed/emailed to you. You will be asked to complete a form which requires the following information: Name of business; physical and/or mailing address of business; FEIN and/or State tax ID number; and contact information. You can find the form to fill out and bring into us here.

What is the cost of a Business License?

The base rate for the period beginning January 1 through December 31 each calendar year is $100 plus a $12 issuance fee. New business licenses purchased after between July 1 and December 31 are assessed at $50 plus a $12 issuance fee. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit/debit card.