The following businesses are subject to a gross receipts tax. Click on the link below to print the form that best describes your operation.
In addition to the gross receipts taxes listed on the forms below, businesses subject to a gross receipts tax have an annual registration tax of $100.00 per business, plus a $15.00 annual processing fee.
Retail Sales: Such as specialty gifts, jewelry, novelty, clothing, shoe stores, dry goods.
Resident-Serving: Such as hardware, drugs, stationery, books, sporting goods, gasoline service stations, candy, florist, photography, furniture, theater, appliances, variety, yacht harbors.
Sole- Proprietorship Businesses with Professional and Semi-Professional: Such as medical, attorneys, architects, accountants, engineers, psychologists.
Manufacturing/Wholesale/Studios: Such as manufacturing, wholesale, grocery, public utilities, commercial and job printing, newspapers, lumber and building supplies, repairs (auto, watch, shoes, etc.), laundry and dry cleaning, janitorial and security services, studios such as Art and Photography.
Restaurants - Coffee Shops - Delicatessens - Food Service - Take-Out Services
Executive Office: This classification applies only to those businesses whose customers, clients, inventory and activities are located and conducted entirely outside the City and whose only connection with the City is the location of an administrative office. (There is to be no consulting or sales transactions done from this office.)
Trucks/Vans/Delivery Vehicles located within Sausalito city limits
Trucks/Vans/Delivery Vehicles located outside Sausalito city limits
Taxicabs located within Sausalito city limits
Taxicabs located outside Sausalito city limits
Busses located within Sausalito city limits
Busses located outside Sausalito city limits
The following businesses are subject to a flat rate tax. Click on the link below to print the form that best describes your operation.
In addition to the flat rate tax indicated on the form, businesses subject to a flat rate tax have an $15.00 annual processing fee.
Contractors whose business is located within City limits
Contractors whose business is located outside City limits: Business Licenses may be purchased on a quarterly basis calculated by when the project begins and ends. The quarterly fee is $35.00 per quarter PLUS a $15 processing fee per calendar year. NOTE: You must submit your form to Business License Department, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA 94965. For questions, call (415) 289-4128.
Residential Rentals Rental of of or more dwelling units or guest rooms within a hotel, motel, rooming house, boarding house, single family dwelling, multiple family dwelling, apartment, condominium, houseboat, or other residential structure containing guest rooms or dwelling units.
Temporary Business License Application/Renewal
Questions about your business license tax form? CONTACT:
City of Sausalito
Business License Department
420 Litho Street
Sausalito, CA 94965