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Due Dates

The due date for all license renewals and tax returns is printed on the document itself.  If the due date falls on a weekend or legal holiday, the due date is extended to the next business day.  


Annual Business License 

Annual Business License renewals are due on January 31st every year.  A paper or paperless notice is sent in early December to all taxpayers.  To sign up for paperless notices or to update your contact information, please visit our Paperless Notices page.   


Regulatory License

Regulatory license renewals are due by the last day of the month following the expiration date of the license.  Any supplemental information required for specific licenses should be filed with the license fee renewal.


Tax Returns

Tax returns are due on the last day of the month following the tax period (month, quarter or annual) being paid. A table of previous years due dates can be found here


Post Mark Date 

License renewals and tax returns are considered timely if the USPS postmark stamp is dated no later than the date the license fee or tax return is due.  Office postage meter is not accepted as the date paid.