The following document outlines the Business License Tax as approved by City ordinance. Business License Ordinance >>
For a summary of the structure of Paducah's business tax system, click 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 May 2009 edition of 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 article.
Please download the appropriate form from the list below. All forms are in Adobe PDF format.
Note: If you prefer a Word version of the latest Business License form, send an email to Word Version of FY2013 Business License Form. The form will be emailed to you.