|Business Fee Schedule and Ordinance|
Reminder: Renew your business licenses the month of January to avoid late charges. For questions, please contact the Finance Department at (323) 562-5700.
Recordatorio: Renueve su licencia de negocio en el mes de Enero para evitar cargos por retraso. Para preguntas, por favor, póngase en contacto con el Departamento de Finanzas al (323) 562-5700.
Ordinance No. 78-171 of the City of Maywood adopted June 27, 1978 by the City Council amends the Municiple Code with the respect to license fees for business, professions and trades to be computed in accordance with the following schedule, based on the gross receipts of your business during the previous calendar year penalty of 20% if paid 30 days late and 35% penalty if paid 60 days late. If business has changed ownership or been closed please notify the license dept.
Type of Business
Professional field including Income Tax Service, Appraiser, Real Estate Office in the city or Broker in the city of Maywood. Other Retail, Wholesale, Manufacturing business located within the city of Maywood.
BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION: Business_License_Application.pdf
Business License Ordinance and Delinquent License Ordinance
City of Maywood Business License is a license fee that must be paid by a person for the carrying on of a business, occupation, vocation, profession, calling, or other means of livelihood.
Business License Ordinance
3-1.202 BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES: GROSS RECEIPTS.
Wherever in this article a basic tax is prescribed to be paid by a person for the carrying on of a business, occupation, vocation, profession, calling, or other means of livelihood, plus an additional tax in accordance with the gross receipts scheduled, such additional tax shall be computed in accordance with the following schedule:
GROSS RECEIPTS PER ANNUM FEE PER
$1,000,000 and less than $2,000,000, a base of $600 plus $140.00 for each $100,000 or fraction thereof in excess of $1,000,000.
$2,000,000 or more - $2,000.00 maximum.
(§ 1, Ord. 78-171, eff. June 27, 1978, as amended by § 1, Ord. 78-190, eff. December26, 1978)
License Fees are due January 1 of every calendar year, and expire December 31 of the same year.
Delinquent penalties are as follows:
February 1: Twenty (20%) percent penalties.
March 1:Thirty-five (35%) percent penalties.
3.1-111 LICENSE TAX: DUE DATES.
The annual license taxes set forth in Article 2 of this chapter shall be due and payable to the city on January 1 of each year. All licenses, unless otherwise provided in this chapter, shall be issued for an annual period. All licenses shall be paid for in advance, and no rebate shall be given for any unused portion of the term. Any annual license subsequent to March 31 to a person first engaging in business in the city shall be paid for and shall be due and payable as follows: If such license is issued in any of the three (3) quarters following March 31, a license tax proportioned on a quarterly basis according to the annual rates set forth in Article 2 of this chapter for the full quarter in which such license is issued shall immediately be due and payable, together with an amount proportioned according to the unexpired part of the annual term. (§ 5-a, Ord. 274, as amended by § 6, Ord. 316, and § 2, Ord. 334)
3-1.112 LICENSE TAX: PLACES OF PAYMENT.
All license taxes shall be paid in advance in lawful money of the United States. All such taxes shall be payable at the office of the City Administrator excepting those pertaining to contractors, plumbers, electricians, or other persons engaging in the building trades, which shall be payable at the office of the Building Inspector. The Council may change the places of payment of such taxes by resolution or ordiance. (§ 5, Ord. 274, as amended by § 5, Ord. 316, and § 5, Ord. 579)
3-1.113 LICENSE TAX: DELINQUENCIES: PENALTIES.
In the event any annual license tax provided for in this chapter remains unpaid for a period of thirty (30) days after the same becomes due and payable pursuant to the provisions of this article, the same shall be declared delinquent, and the License Collector shall thereupon add such license and collect a penalty of twenty (20%) percent of the license so delinquent, and, if such license is not paid within sixty (60) days from the time such license becomes due and payable, an additional penalty of fifteen (15%) percent of such license shall be added to such license. In computing such thirty (30) and sixty (60) day periods, the day upon which such license tax becomes due and payable shall be included in the computation; provided, however, as to any person not having a fixed place of business in the City, and first engaging in business in the City, whether the license is due on an annual or daily basis, the license tax shall be due and payable before engaging business, and, if not so, paid, a penalty of thirty-five (35%) percent of such license shall be added to such license tax. The penalties provided in this section shall be in addition to all other fines and/or penalties which may otherwise be levied or assessed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. (§ 5-b, Ord. 274. as amended by § 7, Ord. 316, and § 1, Ord. 402)
3-1.125 VIOLATIONS OF PROVISIONS.
Engaging in business without first having procured a license from the city so to do, or without complying with any and all of the regulations for such business as contained in this chapter, shall be deemed a separate violation of the provisions of this chapter for each and every day such business is carried on. (§ 2-a, Ord. 274)
NOTE: The City of Maywood reserves the right to collect up to five years in delinquent license fees per State of California “statute of limitations.”
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