Section 11-51-132

License requirement or tax on certain real estate companies prohibited.

(a) As used in this section, the terms "company," "broker," "salesperson," and "place of business" have the same definitions as in Section 34-27-2.

(b) A municipality may only levy or collect a business privilege tax from or require the licensing of a real estate company that has been licensed pursuant to this chapter if the real estate company's place of business is located within the municipality.

(c) No municipality may levy any business privilege tax from or require the licensing of a real estate salesperson or broker separate from the privilege tax or license levied upon the company of the salesperson or broker, except that salespersons or brokers who form a legally constituted business organization pursuant to subdivision (11) of subsection (a) of Section 34-27-36 may be subject to such business privilege tax or license.

(Act 2007-364, p. 714, §1; §34-27-30.1; amended and renumbered by Act 2008-141, p. 214, §3.)