The National Bureau of Revenue and Regulatory Offiicals, NBRRO, was originally established in 1983 as the National Bureau of Business Licensing Officials by former city attor­neys, Paul Morris and Mark Arnold, of the Salt Lake City area. Their goal was to provide an educational forum for the interchange of relevant legal cases, efficiency tips and tricks, proven methods for revenue enhancement and regulation as well as other pertinent information. Our group supports state, county and local jurisdictions. We offer education of benefit to attorneys, accountants, administration, city clerks, licensing officials, and code enforcement officials. The NBRRO website offers members easy access to relevant information. 

Regular activities include:

• National News, updated at least weekly
• Semi-annual Newsletters
• Certification of Licensing, Revenue and Regulatory Officials
• Certification of Transparency
• Our annual Conference held in July of each year.

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NBRRO Conference

Mark your calendars for the 33rd Annual NBRRO Conference, July 12th through July 14th, 2017 in Nashville, TN. We look forward to see you there! Any ideas or suggestions you may have about the conference would be well received.

Recent Conferences

• Downtown Sheraton Hotel in Denver, Colorado selected for 2016 Conference.
• Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Savannah, Georgia selected for 2015 Conference.
• Town & Country Resort in San Diego, California selected for 2014 Conference.
• Hyatt House in Washington, DC selected for 2013 Conference.

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National Bureau of Revebue and Regulatory Officials

The National Bureau of Revenue and Regulatory Officials (NBRRO) was established to provide an education forum for the interchange of ideas among state and local business licensing officials. Presently, this is done through two basic means: an annual two day conference and a bi-annual update (newsletter form).

It is recognized that some officials deal solely with revenue raising; other are exclusively regulatory officials, and many do both. Great effort is made to provide helpful material at the conferences and in the newsletter to all licensing officials.


Our 29th Annual Conference will be held in Washington, DC from July 10th-12th 2013. The conferences are designed to provide substantive information regarding a variety of issues that affect local licensing officials from around the country, regardless of whether you are involved in regulatory issues, occupational taxation issues, or both.


Currently, national certification of revenue and regulatory officials has two levels. The first is based on job experience and training. It is in place. The second, still under development, will require rigorous examination to demonstrate expertise in the licensing field. Both will require continual training to maintain the certification. It is planned to work hand-in-hand with state or area organizations to fulfill the training requirement. The purpose is to provide designations recognized by government employees and licenses that the individual has achieved a level of knowledge and training in business licensing that qualifies the person for the position and will prove beneficial in the performance of licensing functions.

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