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Every year, all businesses that are operated for a profit, associations, sole proprietorships, or corporations shall have a tax assessed, levied, and collected in the following amounts.
Employees Inside the City Limits
New businesses starting September 1 or later pay only half the fee indicated above for the remainder of the License Year.
Business license renewals are due March 1 of each year and expire on February 28 of the following year.
No license will be issued unless the application is complete and the fee is remitted each year
A Home Occupation form must be completed every year if the business is conducted within the residence
If the business has more than one location, a separate license must be purchased for each location
Checks are to be made payable to the City of Evanston
The Licensing Office must be notified in writing or by phone in the event there is a change affecting the original application filed or the status of the company.
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