IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS LICENSES
CHANGE OF BUSINESS LOCATION OR OWNERSHIP
A Business License Certificate is terminated when business ownership
The certificate is
It also becomes invalid when a
business changes location. Advise of any changes to your business business has ceased to operate.
the Business License Office immediately registration application, especially if the
POSTING OF BUSINESS LICENSE CERTIFICATE
All Business License Certificates must be displayed on the premises of the place of business. It must be posted in a conspicuous place and open to public viewing.
BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWALS
Once you have obtained a Business License, a courtesy renewal notice will automatically be mailed to you before your expiration date. You will have 30
days after your expiration date to renew your license. renewal notice, please contact Business Licensing. renewal notice does not relieve the business owner of the business registration.
If you do not receive a Failure to receive a responsibility to renew
BUSINESS TAX IS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
Payment must be made on or before commencement of business. Payment is for the privilege of conducting business in the year ahead.
SALES AND USE TAX CREDIT
You may be entitled to a sales tax credit if sales tax is collected and apportioned to the City of El Segundo. This creditisbased solelyon the 1% local sales and use tax allocated to the City and is calculated on the actual amount of sales and use tax received by theCity. This credit may offset up to 100% of the business license tax.
You may also be entitled for a use tax credit if use tax is paid to State Board of Equalization using a Direct Pay Permit. For information on applying and establishing a Direct Pay Permit contact the Business Services Manager at (310) 524-2332.