Forms and Publications

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Registration Form

Register Your Business Online!


Registration Application

Business Net Profit Returns

Submit OL-3 Form


Submit OL-3 Extension Form


Occupational License Return


Form OL-3 Instructions

(OL-3 Instructions)


Occupational License Short Return


Form OL-3EZ Instructions

(OL-3EZ Instructions)


Occupational License Short Return


Occupational License Quarterly Deposit


Occupational License Extension Request


OL-3 Extension Request Instructions


Family Limited Partnership Annual Informational Questionnaire

FLP Questionnaire


Venture Capital Fund Annual Informational Questionnaire

VCF Questionnaire




Employer Withholding Returns
Submit a Single W-1 Form    
Submit Multiple W-1 Forms

Instructions for Submitting Multiple W-1 Forms Electronically


Quarterly Withholding Return



Form W-1 Instructions 

(W-1 Instructions)


Monthly Deposit Form


Form W-1D Instructions

(W-1D Instructions)


Annual Reconciliation Form



Form W-3 Instructions

(W-3 Instructions)


Federal Employee Withholding Return



Quarterly Return of Occupational Fees Withheld for Kentucky Job Credits


Form W-1KJC Instructions


Employee Withholding Refund Request

Application for Employee Refund of Occupational Taxes Withheld



Form W-1REE Instructions                                                                                            

(W-1REE Instructions)

Insurance Premium Returns

Insurance Premium Tax Return


Insurance Premium Reconciliation Return

Transient Room Tax Returns
Transient Room

Effective August 1, 2014, the transient room tax increased to eight and one-half percent (8.5%).   The tax return and payment at the eight and one-half percent (8.5%) rate will be due September 30, 2014.

Non-Employee Compensation Forms
Submit Electronic 1099 Data
Instructions for Submitting 1099 Data Electronically

Non-Employee Compensation

Employee Annual Wage Reporting
Submit W-2 Data
Instructions for Submitting W-2 Data Electronically
Electronic Funds Transfer

Electronic Funds Transfer Guide and Authorization Form

ACH Credit Authorization Form Only




Effective July 1, 2008, Chapter 110 of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Code of Ordinances relating to the Occupational License Tax was amended.  The Regulations of the Metro Revenue Commission are currently being revised to reflect the changes in the Ordinance.  As always, any interpretation of the Regulations which is inconsistent with the Ordinance is to be resolved in favor of the Ordinance.