Tax check changes for licence applications
You may need to complete a tax check if you’re applying for a licence for one of the following:
- taxi driver or private hire driver
- booking office
- itinerant metal dealer
- metal dealer
These changes apply from 2 October 2023 all licence holders applying to:
- renewing a licence
- applying for the same type of licence you previously held, that stopped being valid less than a year ago
- applying for the same type of licence you already hold with another licensing authority
You will require to provide the council with a code to enable a tax check to be made before a decision will be made with the application and applies to applications made on or after 2 October 2023.
Tax check guidance provides information on the changes that will apply in Scotland.