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Business License Renewal Tax Calculator

This calculator is used to compute the City of Livermore annual business license RENEWAL tax for businesses operating within the City. Select the applicable business license Rate Type and input the annual gross receipts. The business license tax calculator will display the corresponding tax at the top of the next page.

On September 19, 2012 Governor Brown signed into law SB-1186 which adds a state fee of $1 on any applicant for a local business license or similar instrument or permit, or renewal thereof. The purpose is to increase disability access and compliance with construction-related accessibility requirements and to develop educational resources for businesses in order to facilitate compliance with federal and state disability laws, as specified.

Under federal and state law, compliance with disability access laws is a serious and significant responsbility that applies to all California building owners and tenants with buildings open to the public. You may obtain information about your legal obligations and how to comply with disability access laws at the following agencies:

Business License Renewal Tax Calculator
Select one of the following business license types:
Refer to the Rate Type on your business license renewal notice.
Please report prior year annual gross receipts for your business.
PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT USE DOLLAR SIGNS ($) or COMMAS (,) or PENNIES
City of Livermore Business License Renewal Tax:

If you are starting one of the businesses listed below, depending on the type of business, you may also be required to obtain special approvals from the City Council, Police Department, Planning Department and other appropriate departments.

Amusement Concession (not fair or carnival) $20 per ride, game or concession.
Billiard/Pool Room $60 1st table; $30 each additional table.
Card Room $200 per table. One table per 5,000 population.
Circus or Carnival $250 1st day; $150 each additional day.
Public Dancehall $200 per year or $30 per night.
Exhibitions or Entertainments $20 per day for 1st 200 seats; $20 per day for each additional 200 seats or fraction thereof.
Itinerant Vendor or Solicitor $20 per day per person.
Temporary Place of Sale $60 per day.
Vehicle for Hire $24 per vehicle; $120 per taxi stand per year.
Vehicle - Delivery $60 per vehicle.