Tax And Licensing Forms

If you have questions about Revenue forms, licenses, or taxes, please contact the Revenue Department at revenue@hooveralabama.gov or call 205-444-7516.

Business License Information

Hoover Public Safety Center, Revenue Department
2020 Valleydale Road, Suite 207
Hoover, AL 35244

We will work with you to submit required documentation for a new license electronically. Please contact us at revenue@hooveralabama.gov or call 205-444-7516 for assistance.

Licenses may be RENEWED ONLINE, in person, or by mail.

Business License Forms

License Type (click for more information)
Description Fees
General Licensing Requirements
Provides general information on licensing requirements.
Not applicable
Business License Application
Use to apply for City of Hoover business license(s)

Fees vary by the type of license. See license schedule for more information.
Mobile Food Unit Permit Application
If you are operating a mobile food truck in the City, you will need to obtain a Mobile Food Unit Permit from the Inspections Department PRIOR to applying for a business license.
Permit fee: $300
Home Occupation Application
If you plan to operate a business in a City of Hoover residential neighborhood, you must obtain a Home Occupation license from the Inspections Department PRIOR to applying for a business license.
No fee

Filing a Tax Return

Sales tax returns may be REPORTED ONLINE through the Alabama Dept. of Revenue’s My Alabama Taxes website (MAT), or by mailing the return and payment to:
Hoover Public Safety Center, Revenue Department
2020 Valleydale Road, Suite 207
Hoover, AL 35244

Please note quarterly interest rates are assessed to late payments according to the State of Alabama interest rate table.

The most recent tax forms are supplied below. If you need tax return forms for prior tax reporting periods, please contact revenue@hooveralabama.gov or 205-444-7516.

Tax Forms

Form Name
Description Tax Rate
Consumers Use Tax Return
Use for PURCHASES ON OR AFTER 10/1/2018
 
Lease / Rental Tax Return
Use for RENTALS ON OR AFTER 10/1/2018
 
Lodgings Tax Return
Effective for periods BEGINNING 1/1/2019
 
Quarterly Liquor License Tax Return
   
Residential Lease/Rental Tax Return
   
Sales Tax Return
Use for SALES ON OR AFTER 10/1/2018
 
Sellers Use Tax Return
Use for SALES ON OR AFTER 10/1/2018
 
Ordinance: Sales & Use Tax
Ordinance 18-2387 governing sales & use tax rates
Not applicable
Ordinance: Lease Rental Tax
Ordinance 18-2389 governing lease rental tax rates
Not applicable
Ordinance: Lodgings Tax
Ordinance 18-2394 governing lodgings tax rental rates
Not applicable