City of Watsonville Finance Department (CA)


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Contact Information

Physical address:
250 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

Phone: 831-768-3450

Web: Home

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the City of Watsonville Finance Department (CA) in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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City of Watsonville Business License

Agency:City of Watsonville Finance Department (CA)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Agency Fee:

Fees vary by business activity. Retail and general businesses (those engaging in any business consisting of selling at retail any goods, wares, merchandise, or commodities, or engaging in any trade, occupation, service, or calling in which the general nature and purpose is retail business) pay a fee based on annual gross receipts:

  • $100 for $100,000 or less in annual gross receipts
  • $150 for between $100,001 and $200,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $200 for between $200,001 and $300,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $250 for between $300,001 and $400,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $300 for between $400,001 and $500,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $350 for between $500,001 and $600,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $400 for between $600,001 and $700,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $450 for between $700,001 and $800,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $500 for between $800,001 and $900,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $550 for between $900,001 and $1,000,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $600 for between $1,000,001 and $1,500,000 in annual gross receipts
  • and $50 for each increment or fraction of $500,000 above $1,500,000.


First-time applicants who will commence business after October 1 pay 3/4 of the application fee, those commencing business after January 1 pay 1/2 the application fee, and those commencing business after April 1 pay 1/4 the application fee.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Business License Update Form

Agency Fee:

Fees vary by business activity. Retail and general businesses (those engaging in any business consisting of selling at retail any goods, wares, merchandise, or commodities, or engaging in any trade, occupation, service, or calling in which the general nature and purpose is retail business) pay a fee based on annual gross receipts:

  • $100 for $100,000 or less in annual gross receipts
  • $150 for between $100,001 and $200,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $200 for between $200,001 and $300,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $250 for between $300,001 and $400,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $300 for between $400,001 and $500,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $350 for between $500,001 and $600,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $400 for between $600,001 and $700,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $450 for between $700,001 and $800,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $500 for between $800,001 and $900,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $550 for between $900,001 and $1,000,000 in annual gross receipts
  • $600 for between $1,000,001 and $1,500,000 in annual gross receipts
  • and $50 for each increment or fraction of $500,000 above $1,500,000.
Due:

Annually by July 1.

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