Who needs a business license?

Any entity doing business within the City, directly or indirectly, must obtain a combined sales tax and business license. You are considered engaged in business if you:

  • Send 1 or more employees, agents, or sales persons into the City to solicit business or to install, assemble, repair, service or assist in the use of products or for demonstration or other reasons (i.e., locksmith, electrician, plumber)
  • Maintain 1 or more employees, agents, or sales persons on duty at a location within the City (i.e., contractors with employees working and on job sites located within City limits)
  • Own, lease, rent or otherwise exercise control over real or personal property within the City (i.e., renting your home for any length of time)
  • Make more than 1 delivery into the City within a 12 month period (i.e., florist)
  • Directly, indirectly or by a subsidiary, maintain a building, store, office, salesroom, warehouse or other place of business within the City. (i.e., retail or service shop located within City limits)

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1. Who needs a business license?
2. Do I have to get a new business license every year?
3. I don't have a physical presence in the City. Do I really need a business license?