The following document outlines the Business License Tax as approved by City ordinance. Business License Ordinance >>
Paducah's Tax Structure
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 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 May 2009 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 Business License form, send an email to Word Version of Business License Form. The form will be emailed to you.