The deadline for business license renewals in the city of Atlanta is Feb. 15.

Businesses that renew their licenses late face a $500 fine, according to a city press release.

This year, the city is not mailing out renewal forms. Businesses can download the forms from the city website at They can also carry out the entire renewal process online at

After filing for the license renewal, businesses will have until April 1 to pay their business tax.

For more information, contact the city Office of Revenue at or 404-330-6270.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.