Occupational Tax Office

Occupational Tax Administrator: Charlotte Jones

130 East Washington Street
P.O. Box 185
Hartford, KY 42347

(270) 298-4410 - Phone
(270) 298-4409 - Fax


Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ohio County has an Occupational License Fee at one percent (1.25%) on all GROSS wages of all employees and one percent (1.25%) on NET business profits for anyone doing business in Ohio County.

Ordinance 2020-7 Amending 2009-2.PDFOrdinance 2020-7 Amending 2009-2.PDF(effective July 1, 2020

      Ordinance 2009-2 (effective January 1, 2009)

      Ordinance 95-4 (effective November 1, 1994 to December 31, 2008)

Official signed copy maintained in Ordinance Book, County Clerk's Office

Pay Occupational Taxes online by credit card.



IMPORTANT! When using a "downloaded"/"generic" form, to ensure proper credit, we ask that you enter your Ohio County Tax Account number on the form BEFORE mailing.

If you do not have an active account, please provide us with a completed QUESTIONNAIRE to apply for an Ohio County tax account number.

Net Profits License Fee Return Forms
Previous Years Forms
Employer's Return of Employee's License Fee Withheld or Due (quarterly reports)

Reconciliation of License Fee Withheld for Year Ending

Summary and Transmittal of Non-Employee
*Effective w/2009 tax year forms received after Feb. 28th, will incur a $25 late fee.

*See Applicable Net Profit Form above for Extension Request Coupon.