City Clerk

The city clerk's office is responsible for the financial management of the city which includes collection of taxes and licenses. The city clerk's office maintains all records for the city


Avenu Insights, formerly RDS, is the tax administrator for The City of Athens. Avenu works with hundreds of local and state governments in several states providing taxpayer services, including business tax collection, taxpayer registration, and online filing of business taxes. The services offered to the government agencies help bridge the gap between the government and their constituents. If you have questions, need forms, or want to file online, please go to the Avenu Website.

You may apply for your new business license online.  Just follow the link below, set up your account, and submit your request.   Contact 256-233-8003 for renewals.       

Pay your New Business License Online