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Yes, you do need a business license to do business in the City of Litchfield Park. Unlike other cities, we require all businesses, including service and home-based businesses, to obtain a business license to lawfully conduct business in our City. Even if your company is not located withinCity limits, you will need to obtain a business license if coming into the City to perform any type of ongoing business.
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Yes, the City issues business licenses through the Finance Department. Once all the required documentation is received, the business license application is processed and the license sent to themailing address listed on the application.
No, the City business license is not a tax license. The City business license must be obtained by all businesses, including service type businesses that do not normally pay transaction privilege taxes (sales taxes). City of Litchfield Park sales tax is collected by the Arizona Department of Revenue and is reported under City Code "LP".
Most business licenses are issued within 5 business days from the date of application. If all the required information is not received along withthe business license application, the Finance Department will hold the application until all supporting documentation is received. The mostcommon reason for holding an application is not receiving a Arizona State Transaction Privilege Tax license number.
The City has a $55 fee for first-time business license applicants, which consists of a $10 application fee and a $45 license fee. All business licenses expire on December 31st of each year. The fee to renew a license for each consecutive year is $45.
You may apply electronically online from the City's website, print an application from the City’s website, visiting City Hall at 214 W Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park AZ 85340, or by requesting that an applicationbe faxed or mailed to you by calling the Finance Department at 623-935-4364,
You can contact the City Finance Department at (623) 935-4364 with questions you may have about the licensing process and doing business within the City.