IMPORTANT NOTICE - On May 17, 2017, the Owensboro City Commission voted to increase the Occupational License Fee rate from 1.39% to 1.78%. Also, the minimum Occupational License Fee due on Net Profit will change from $47 to $75. Both changes will become effective on July 1, 2017.

There is imposed an annual license fee being the greater of $75.00 or 1.78% of the net profits due and payable with the Net Profit return. Gross Income Limitation less than $3,500 has been removed from Occupational License Fee Regulations.

The City of Owensboro will no longer be mailing the Net Profit License Fee Return (NP-1) & the Reconciliation of License Fee Withheld (REC) effective January 1, 2014. You may download the forms here or you can call us at (270) 687-5600 to request the form(s) by mail, email or fax.