Tax Commissioner's Office
Business License: General Information
This information is provided as a
public service to assist those persons interested in establishing
and conducting a business in unincorporated Henry
County only. Unincorporated Henry County includes
those areas lying outside the municipal boundaries of the
cities and towns located in Henry County. You may apply at
the Tax Commissioners office in McDonough. Hours of operation
are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm (new applicants
please arrive by 4:00pm to complete process). Businesses located
in the municipalities must obtain Business Occupational Tax
Certificates from the city or town where the business is located.
A separate license/certificate is
required for each service or separate location of business.
Any person, including but not limited to an individual, partnership,
corporation or limited liability company (with proof of corporation),
who wishes to conduct either directly or indirectly, any business
within Unincorporated Henry County must secure a business
The above web sites and phone
numbers can help guide you with information regarding LLC/
Corp./ Inc. and Federal ID numbers/EIN numbers.
All businesses require our Zoning
Department's approval, while regulated businesses require
some additional approvals (Fire, Building, Environmental Health,
Agriculture, Planning/Development, etc.) prior to obtaining
the business license.