Occupational License - Jena, LA

Jena Municipal Office                                                                                                                               Photo courtesy by Morgan Tarpley of The Jena Times

Occupational License Tax
All businesses within the city limits are required to acquire an annual business license. "Business" includes any and all businesses, trades, professions, occupations, vocations, or callings unless specifically excluded by law. The license tax must be paid prior to commencement of business. A business license is a receipt for taxes paid, it is not an authorization to do business.

The tax amount varies according to total gross receipts, fees or commissions. The minimum fee must be paid when the application is made.

New Business
License Tax Payment is not required with a new business application.

Existing business or Second location
Include $50.00 License Tax Payment if applying before July 1st.
Include $25.00 License Tax Payment if applying after July 1st.

Cory Floyd at the Town of Jena: 318-992-2148
John Betts at the Concordia Parish Dept of Revenue: 800-826-2732
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