Occupational Tax


***NEW*** Click HERE for instructions on how to use the new online application process.

  1. The City of Duluth welcomes your business to our community. Every business in the City is required to apply for an Occupational Tax Certificate and renew it annually in order to operate in the city limits.
  2. Our software conversion is complete.  Our goal is to provide a more user friendly, online experience for new and existing business owners. 
  3. Please verify that your location inside the city limits of the City of Duluth prior to applying.
  4.  Please proceed to the portal link to complete your application.

  5. Email questions to the Occupational Tax Officer at or the Alcohol Tax Officer at

Thank you for choosing the City of Duluth as your business location.