Alcoholic Beverages LicenseEvery business which engages in the sale of alcoholic beverages, whether beer, wine, and/or liquor, must have both local and State alcoholic beverage licenses. Contact the Georgia Department of Revenue Alcohol and Tobacco Division at 404-423-6711 or via their website.
Animal SheltersAnimal Shelters are inspected and regulated by the State. Contact the Department of Agriculture at 404-656-3673 or go to their website.
Animal Control services in Powder Springs are provided by Cobb County Animal Services. Contact Cobb County Animal Services at 770-499-4136 or visit their website.
Daycare CenterContact the Department of Early Care and Learning at 404-656-5957 or go to their website for more information.
Food Sales Establishment LicenseIf your business will involve food processing, processing or sale of meat products, or grocery sales, you must obtain a license from the Georgia Department of Agriculture prior to starting your business. Contact the Department of Agriculture Licensing Division at 855-424-5423 or go to their website.
IncorporationTo form a corporation in the State of Georgia, contact the Secretary of State's Office at 844-753-7825 or go to their website.
Pesticide Sales or ApplicationContact the Department of Agriculture Pesticide Division at 404-656-4958 or go to their website.
Plant NurseriesContact the Department of Agriculture Plant Industry Division at 404-463-8617 or go to their website.
Professional LicensingThe State requires licensing for a variety of professions, from accountants to veterinarians. For more information contact the Professional Licensing Board in Macon at 478-207-2440 or go to their website.
Skilled Nursing FacilitiesContact the Department of Human Resources at 404-656-4507 or go to their website.
TaxesThe State of Georgia has a variety of business taxes depending on the type of business you are in. They range from income and sales taxes, which apply to all businesses, to Employer Withholding, applying to all businesses with employees, to motor fuel and alcohol taxes, applying only to specialized businesses.
Contact your accountant or visit the Georgia Department of Revenue website for contact information and for information on business taxes.