It is common for business license fees to increase year after year, but Wetumpka business owners are seeing business fee increases from 1,000 to 2,000%. Be prepared for an interesting conversation with your licensing authority should you see hikes as high as this.
For some the increase was a difference in hundreds of dollars. For others it was thousands.
In the end, when business owners engaged the city leaders directly, they realized they had made a mistake and reversed the fee increase. To read the full article on the reversal, you can view it here.